By Emma Nnadozie
Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria(CRIVIFON), and Nigeria Police, Lagos State Command, over the week presented award of excellence to Vanguard Crime Editor, Emma Nnadozie, for his support and commitment to the development of Human Rights Project in Nigeria and the Lagos State Police Command in particular.
The award was presented by Barr. (Mrs) Gloria Egbuji, The Executive Director of CRIVIFON and Cor-ordinator, Human Rights Project, Lagos State Police Command who stormed the Cooperate Headquarters of Vanguard Media Limited at Kirikiri with about forty members of the foundation, all dressed in embossed yellow T-shirts with the bold inscription, CRIVIFON.
Presenting the award, Mrs. Egbuji spoke on the activities of the foundation over the years stressing that the award is not just within the locality itself, but a global one which is human rights all over the world. She poured encomiums on Vanguard Newspaper for its unalloyed commitment and dogged fight for human rights of citizens of the country noting that it has set a pace, unequaled in the country.
In his speech, Deputy Editor of Vanguard Newspapers, Eze Anaba commended the foundation for recognizing excellence and assured that the newspaper will not relent in fighting for rights of not only Nigerians but humanity at large.
The recipient, Emma Nnadozie thanked the organization for the honor bestowed on him and his newspaper but stated that he least expected that his modest contributions in that regard would be so cherished and recognized. . He said he was spurred on by his quest to provide succor for the defenseless and unprotected in the society at large.