Nollywood stars, Mr. Ibu, Saheed Balogun, Onyekweli Harry B and others stormed Aso Rock, Abuja on Friday to current the award to Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina.
Others are: Ahmed Bala, Light Jack, Ben Kure and singer Shina Peters.
They introduced the award to Adesina underneath the auspices of the Ambassadors of Voice for Change, a bunch of Nollywood actors and entertainers led by Ahmed Bala.
In accepting the award, Adesina, the president’s particular adviser, media and publicity, emphasised the necessity for nationwide unity and stated Nigeria wants peacemakers who enshrine nationalism and patriotism within the polity, not spoilers.
The president’s spokesman stated the Buhari administration will proceed to help Nigerians who work diligently to advertise peace, concord and growth.
He invoked the phrases of the well-known novelist Chinua Achebe in his e-book “Arrow of God”, to warn of the results of inner battle and underlined the necessity for Nigerians to see themselves as one: “As brothers battle to the loss of life , a stranger inherits their property from father.”
Adesina praised the group for his or her imaginative and prescient of fostering unity in Nigeria and stated the sheer variety of gifted and distinctive Nigerians of their community, together with these within the leisure, media, sports activities, vogue and humanities industries, make them a formidable voice for optimistic change within the nation.
“The President’s Media Workplace will at all times help you and I want you the perfect in all of your endeavours.
“What you do for the nation makes our job simpler. In case you maintain city corridor conferences in numerous elements of the nation and advocate for unity, peace and alter, it makes it simpler for me to do the job and I am very glad to establish with this group, which is nationalistic and patriotic,” stated he…
The group’s spokesman, Ben Kure, stated Adesina, a two-time president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), has distinguished himself as an impressive journalist, author, media government and spokesperson for the president. in gold” within the media career and the efficiency of his duties.
“He has been voted one of the best spokesperson by journalists in Nigeria and one of many causes for this achievement is his humility and accessibility, he cares deeply concerning the well-being of journalists in Nigeria,” he stated.
Referring to a current piece written by Adesina in his weekly article, Kure thanked the president’s spokesperson for serving to Nigerians perceive President Buhari as a superb man and one who commemorates and rewards the work of the residing and the useless.
“Thanks for quoting Scripture: ‘Blessed be the Lord, who has not failed in His kindness to the residing and the useless,’ stated Kure, noting that Buhari, by way of his appointments of Margery Okadigbo, has proven Constance Harry Marshall, Decide Adesola Oguntade and Decide Sylvanus Nsofor of blessed reminiscence that he’s a detribalized Nigerian, passionate concerning the nation.