Tonto Dikeh To Host 2018 N/Delta Peace Heroes Award/Summit


There will be paper presentations, keynote speeches, posthumous awards, cultural displays and other activities. Notable personalities billed to receive the awards that cut across all aspect of human endeavours include Chief Edwin Clark; former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; Chief Ateke Tom, Mr Udom Emmanuel, Donald Duke; Dame Patience Jonathan; Chief Raymond Dokpesi; Godswill Akpabio; Ayiri Imima; Lulu Briggs; Sen.Ben Bruce; and Adams Oshomole. Others are George Iwo; John Momoh; James Ibori; Godwin Emeifele; Florence Ita Giwa; Jim Ovie; Tony Elumelu and many others. The event already confirmed Ms Tonto Dikeh as the Host and Matilda Lambert as the red carpet host respectively. Speaking with the Convener Amb.Chris Odey in Port Harcourt, he explained that the awardees are chosen as recipients of the 2018 Niger Delta Peace Ambassador Awards as an affirmation of their efforts in bringing equality and peace and nation building. There will also be posthumous award that recognises the work of the recipients in the struggle against abuse of human rights. Niger Delta Peace Hero Posthumous Award for 2018 –recipients are Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro (September 10, 1938 – May 9, 1968), fondly called “Boro”. He was a Nigerian nationalist, Ijaw, and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria.”Ken” Saro-Wiwa, Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (10 October 1941 – 10 November 1995) was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize.

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