NewsNigeriaPoliticsPeter Obi wins ‘Politician of the Year’ award

Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi won the ‘Best Politician of the Year’ award at the Global Affairs Magazine Awards, GAMA, on Saturday, 26 November.

Arise News’ Rufai Oseni was given an award of excellence as the ‘Most Courageous Television Host’ of the year.

Also, Daniel Olukoya, founder of Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, bagged a lifetime achievement award for his relentless service to humanity.

Convener of GAMA, Regina Robinson, during Saturday’s award presentation, said that the award was to celebrate and reward distinguished men and women who are selfless and have impacted others positively.

“The award celebrates individuals and bodies who have, over the years, supported life-changing causes, especially in the areas of health and most prominently the less privileged, physically challenged and children with special needs as well as the teeming youth population,” he said.

Other notable recipients of the award include veteran actor Kanayo O. Kanayo, reggae musician Orits Wiliki, and vocalist Yinka Davies. The trio were recognised for their outstanding contributions to the growth of Nigeria’s entertainment industry.

Pastor Wale Adefarasin, Senior Pastor of Guiding Light Assembly Church, and Rev. Ngozi Okorie of Full Life Christian Assembly, among others, also won the award of excellence for service to humanity.

The theme for the event was ‘A channel of hope where there is despair’

By Ezinwanne Onwuka (Senior Reporter)

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