Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been conferred with the Nigerian American Award as the ‘Anti-Corruption Crusader of the Year’.
Mr Magu was conferred with the award in Tampa, Florida, by the Nigerian American Business Forum (NABF) for his efforts in stemming corrupt business practices and fraudulent financial activities in Nigeria.
Chairman, Channels Media Group and Channels Television, John Momoh, was awarded the ‘Media Personality of the Year’ for his innovation at the television outfit.
Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, was conferred with the ‘Food and Drug Administrator of the Year’ for the transformation she had carried out at NAFDAC within a short period.
Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, was also conferred with the ‘Most Diaspora Friendly Personality of the Year’.
Other award recipients were the Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc., Jim Ovia, who bagged the ‘Banker Personality of the Year’, while Andrew Nevin, bagged the ‘Financial Guru of the Year’.
NABF Chairman, Afolabi Andu, said the award was instituted to recognise the contributions of Nigerians who are doing their best to change the narratives of the country.
Mr Andu said the forum was primarily established to bridge the gap between Nigerian American based businesses and their home-based counterparts in the public and private sector.
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