WARRI - President Goodluck Jonathan, his Ghanaian counterpart, John Atta Mills, Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, former Presidents; Olusegun Obasanjo, Yakubu Gowon, Earnest Shonekan and others will be honoured by the Insignia Global Networking on 12, January, 2012 for their contribution and commitment to the Niger Delta Region.
This was contained in a statement by group spokesman, Comrade Kennedy Odubu in Warri yesterday.
Also to be honoured are; Governor Godswill Akpabio, Mr. Donald Duke, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Mr. Mike Okiro, Prof. Pat Utomi.
Others are Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, Late Ken Saro-wiwa, Dr. S.O. Olotu, Chief Kenneth Donye and Ben Murray Bruce.
Odubu said that the event tagged “Niger Delta Icons Awards” is an initiative of the Insignia Global Network meant to salute honesty, tenacity and ebullience.
He noted that those to be awarded have affected the region positively and should be recognised. The award will hold at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua center, Abuja.