Ambode, Dankwambo, Okowa, others emerge winners in the Good Governance Poll; to be honoured in New York

Posted by News Express | 17 August 2018 | 950 times

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The African Leadership Magazine UK, organisers of the annual Good Governance Poll in Nigeria, have unveiled the list of winners in the just concluded Good Governance Poll.

The winners who shall be decorated and presented with the instruments of honour at the International Forum on African Leadership, on September 25, 2018 at the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, were unveiled by the Publisher, Dr. Ken Giami in Abuja, Nigeria, after the editorial board concluded the collation of both offline and online votes across all the channels and platforms. The event with the theme: Peace, Security and Sustainable Development in Africa – Our Home-grown Solutions, has as the keynote speaker, His Excellency, John Magugufuli, President of the Republic of Tanzania.

The winners are:

1. BEST GOVERNOR - GRASSROOTS & PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State

2. BEST GOVERNOR - INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Nyesome Wike, Rivers State

3. BEST GOVERNOR EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT,

Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, Kaduna State,

4. BEST GOVERNOR, PEACE & SECURITY

Alh. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Gombe State

5. ALM OVERALL BEST GOVERNOR,

Alh. Ikinwumi Ambode, Lagos State

6. BEST GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC

The Poll which is in its third year is coming on the heels of the successful hosting of two previous editions of the Poll, which has become a veritable tool for measuring performance among Nigerian state and regional leaders.

Winners shall be presented with instruments of honour and award in front of over 300 political, business and diplomatic leaders in New York, at the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly Meeting. They will be decorated during the Annual International Summit on African Leadership, billed to hold on the 25th September 2018.

About the Polls

The Good Governance Poll, instituted by African Leadership Magazine UK, is in line with the magazine’s objective of providing credible information and support to leaders in Nigeria and Africa at large. The Poll is part of the group’s strategic engagement tool designed to monitor, performance; gauge the mood of the electorates; promote good governance, as well as engender peer review amongst leaders in Nigeria and Africa at large.


Source: News Express

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