AFRIPOL INFLUENTIAL AWARDS FOR GOVERNORS OF NIGERIA
Emeka Chiakwelu the Principal Policy Strategist at Afripol Organization announced this award in Houston, Texas USA. Africa Political and Economic Strategic Center (Afripol) is foremost a public policy center whose fundamental objective is to broaden the parameters of public policy debates in Africa, and to advocate, promote and encourage free enterprise, democracy, sustainable green environment, human rights, conflict resolutions, transparency and probity in Africa. www.afripol.org
THE DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR AWARD
His Excellency Dr. Peter Obi: The Executive Governor of Anambra State
His Excellency Comrade Oshiomhole: The Executive Governor of Edo State
These Gentlemen are democrats who respect the rule of law. When they were shut out from the office of governorship after clearly winning the elections, they took the high road. Instead of taking the laws into their hands, they pubscribed to democratic pathway and took their cases and grievances to the court. They were vindicated and their mandates were restored. These men needed to be acknowledged for their exemplary actions and courage. Democracy and rule of the law which are the building blocks of peaceful society were enhanced which commenced to rearrange the rough terrine of Nigerian politics.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNOR AWARD
His Excellency Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola: The Executive Governor of Lagos State
His Excellency Mallam Dr. IBRAHIM SHEKARAU: The Executive Governor of Kano State
It was beginning to take a shape in the minds of Nigeria that environmental integrity of the nation is without consequence to a sustainable well being of a nation. Governor Fashola introduced a detailed program of solid waste management in Lagos State. The trash and debris littered in the streets are collected and disposed properly and efficiently.
As for Governor of Kano he has the vision and common sense to embark on the integrated and comprehensive waste management project and this will immensely reduce littering on the ecosystem of Kano State. A neat ambience will reduce and depopulate mosquito and guinea worm and diseases in the state.
THE AGRICULTURAL GOVERNOR AWARD
His Excellency Dr. Bukola Saraki: The Executive Governor of Kwara State
On agriculture and industrial farming, the governor of Kwara has done a lot of good things to launch a modern farming mechanism. First and foremost he created the conducive environment that attracted indigenous and international investors and talents to agriculture. Agriculture becomes the means to provide jobs to the youths and jobless in his state. Kwara state has become a bread basket for Nigeria and West Africa. The most important that Nigeria must do is to find a means to feed her bulging population and Dr. Saraki is in the vanguard of fighting and defeating hunger in Africa in general and Nigeria in particular.
Mr.Emeka Chiakwelu the Founding director/Principal policy strategist of Afripol Organization announced this in Houston, Texas USA. Africa Political and Economic Strategic Center (Afripol) is foremost a public policy center whose fundamental objective is to broaden the parameters of public policy debates in Africa. To advocate, promote and encourage free enterprise, democracy, human rights, conflict resolutions, transparency and probity in Africa.