THE African Festival for Arts and Culture (AFRIKFEST) in partnership with the City of Las Vegas in the United States will be conferring an award to some selected African leaders for their contributions to human capacity development.
According to the Executive Secretary/Project Director of AFRIKFEST, Mrs Favour Chikelu, the award will be conferred on them for “their activities in their various states have helped to grow human capacity Development.
“These areas are infrastructure, arts, and culture, tourism, agriculture, education, youth empowerment which have brought peace and development in their states”.
The governors nominated for the award includes Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, Nyesom Wike of Rivers states, Cross River state governor, Ben Ayade and the Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Others include Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, Lagos state governor, Akinwumi Ambode and the governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi.