Nollywood star Ali Nuhu, Super Eagles Ahmed Musa, others for Arewa ‘Hero’s Award’

Nigerian actor Ali Nuhu, Super Eagles player Ahmed Musa, and the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, have been nominated for the 2023 ‘Arewa Hero’s & Philanthropic Award Of Excellence’.

The personalities were named among other Nigerians in the nomination list released by the organisers, MACA Peace Ambassador & Unity Affair Africa, on Friday.

Nuhu, popularly known as ‘king of Kannywood’, was nominated alongside other stars from the region for the annual awards slated for September 30 at Arewa House, Kaduna.

Other Nigerians listed for the award are actor Rabi’u Rikadawa, national security adviser Nuhu Ribadu, Governors Uba Sani, Babagana Zulum, Abdullahi Sule, Hyacinth Alia, Emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, Laylah Othman, Mathias Yashim, Bala Audu and renowned cleric Emmanuel Omale, among others.

Nyam Terry, Chairman, MACA Peace Ambassador & Unity Affair Africa, said the annual Hero’s & Philanthropic Award was to honour those who had contributed to the development of the northern region.

“This year’s ‘Hero’s Award’ with the theme ‘Celebrating our Heroes’, seeks to honour industries, ministries, government officials, celebrities, organisations and individuals who have in one way or the other given back to society,” said the organisers. “These Nigerians from the northern region have, in one way or the other, contributed to its development and peaceful coexistence. We believe that this recognition will always be the push for them to achieve more in their service to the society.” 


Source: GazetteNGR