In recognition of their accomplishments as international business gurus, philanthropists, industrialists, captains of industries, academic pundits, revered clerics, Distinguished Media Professionals, in addition to their unequalled achievements in community service, development, and service to God and humanity,
a Non Governmental Organization PARAGON WORLD EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION is set to bestow a BENEVOLENT HEART INTERNATIONAL MERIT AWARD to some prominent Nigerians who in no mean measure contributed immensely to the upliftment of the vulnerable groups, widows, orphaned, destitute, down trodden and the society at large.
The international award according to the president of the Foundation Lady Princess Nwanesi Njideka (KSJI) is to appreciate and encourage them to do more for God and humanity with the wealth, health and longevity that our benevolent God has endowed them with, hence this prestigious international award been bestowed on them.
The award event is expected to hold at the Rockview Hotels opposite Government House Owerri on the 19th of October 2019. The Nigeria Police band will perform at the occasion. Dignitaries from all over the country and beyond will grace the occasion.
Among the awardees include Prince (Dr) Engr Arthur Ezeh, CEO Orient oil and Gas Ltd, , Pastor Lazarus Muoka of The Lord Chosen charismatic, senator Chris Anyanwu, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, Hon Ambassador Uche Ogbuagu who also will bag award as the 2019 Best legislator of the 9th lmo state House of Assembly, Hon Chinedu Orji (ikuku) speaker Abia State House of Assembly, Sir Stanley Amuchie, Wife of the Abia State Governor, Enugu State Gov, Rivers State Gov, Chief Amaechi Obianodo CEO Young Shall Grow Group of companies, Chief Frank Nneji CEO ABC transport, Chief Uche Ogah Minister of state Mines and steel Abuja, others include Lt. GENERAL Azubuike Ihejirika former chief of Army Staff, Babajide Kolade Otitoju MD TV Continental Lagos who will bag the Best Media Personality of the year award 2019, Mr Chinonso Uba… Nonsonkwa who will bag an award as South East Best igbo Broadcaster of the year 2019, HRM İgwe Austine Ndigwe Eze Awka, while late Dr Sam Mbakwe, Sam Okwaraji, Dr Stella Adadavoh, inspector Mark Ediale, Sergent Usman Danzumi, and Sergent Dahiru Musa the three slain police officers killed in jalingo Taraba State by officers of the Nigeria Army on the 6th of August will be bestowed with posthumous international award.
The Chairman of the occasion will be Prince (Dr) Engr Arthur Ezeh OFR, Eze n’Ukpo Ozoigbondu who doubles as the Grand Patron of Paragon World Empowerment Foundation while Attah Igala His Royal Majesty Agabaidu (Dr) Idakwo Ameh Oboni 11,Attah Igala and President Kogi State Council of Traditional Rulers Idah Kogi state as a recipient, will also be the Royal Father of the day. The lmo state Governor Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha will be the Special Guest of Honour.
While fielding questions to journalists, the National Secretary of the Foundation Comrade Agu Bryan Diamond thanked the Board of Trustees of Paragon World Empowerment Foundation for considering these great late icons for posthumous international award. He said that some of the late awardees undoubtedly sacrificed their lives while serving their fatherland and as such carved a niche for themselves in the anals of history. He took a swipe at the neglect particularly by the sports Ministry and government for not recognizing late football maestros in Nigeria like the late Sam Okwaraji. He felicitated with other awardees who never slacked in their service to God and humanity despite the magnitude of economic meltdown and challenges in the country , yet braced up in rendering community services and development in their various communities in Nigeria.
The Foundation will use this 2019 series of the international award ceremony to initiate the establishment of the old people’s home in Abia, lmo and Anambra states respectively,so as to provide succor and care for our elderly and incapacitated senior citizens who rendered selfless services while they were young, energetic, but now abandoned by friends, families and relatives as well as the government.