The Executive Governor of Bayelsa State His Excellency Rt Hon Henry Seriake Dickson will be recognized on his Effective Leadership and Economic Development alongside other top influential personalities across Africa at the 2018 Africa Value Awards scheduled to hold on November 17th, at  Nigeria Air Force Conference Center, Abuja. Nigeria.


Africa Value Award (AVA) is a brain child of the Value Reorientation and Reorientation and Developmental Initiative Africa (VARDIAFRICA) in partnership with other International Organizations established to recognize individuals, organizations that has positively projected the Value of the African Continent in terms of Economic development, Youth empowerment, Community development, Educational development, Quality service delivery, Humanitarian services, and encouraged peaceful coexistence.

The prestigious award established to recognise African citizens and also honour Governors, Legislators, Captains of Industrials and other esteemed Africans will bestow honour to Prince Arthur Eze while President of Rwanda, His Excellency Paul Kagame will also be receiving an award.

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According to the Chairman of the Planning Committee, Amb Daniel N Obah; “Abuja Nigeria will be playing host to African leaders. Recipients of these award are selected across Africa.

This is one way of recognising influential citizens of African descent who have contributed immensely to the development of Africa continent.” He also stated that VARDIAFRICA is an organization that promotes African Value, Excellence, Economic and youth empowerment with the main purpose of making the world see the good in Africa.

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“Other recipients of the award include His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi who will be honoured with ‘African Traditional ICON of the Year’; Ifie Sekibo; Governor Ganduje Umar; Gov Dairus Ishaku; Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Babatunde Fowler; Hajj Dr Ramatu Tijani Aliyu; Hafiza Yahaya Bello; Barr Prince Ned Nwoko; Stanley Ugochukwu; Prof Sunny Nwankwo; Mrs Elizbeth Tein Jack-Rich; Engr Fidet Okhiria; Senator Princess Stella Oduah; Alh A Zaura; Jammal Mohammed; Gesi Asamaowei and Hon Davematics Ombugadu.

Companies are Heritage Bank, AITEO, Stanel Group, CCECC, Spectranet, Ethiopian Air, FIRS,Airpeace among others.


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