The World Habitat Ambassadors Foundation (WHAF) says it will honour Brig- Gen Paul Boroh (Rtd), Special Adviser on Niger Delta to President Muhammad Buhari for his humanitarian and philanthropic endeavours.
Amb. Hillary Emoh, Principal Consultant of WHAF in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, said other notable individuals would also be honoured on Oct. 8 in Abuja.
Emoh explained that the essence of the award was to honour and celebrate effort by outstanding individuals, organisations and government parastatal that had contributed to the growth and development of the society.
“Each year, WHAF in partnership with other international organisations organises the World Habitat Humanitarian and Philanthropic Award for Excellence and the Miss UN-World Habitat contest.
“The 2017 edition will honour Boro, Evangelist Michael Diden (Ejele), High Chief (Amb) Gabriel Oyibode Foundation; President/Founder, Gabriel Oyibode Foundation, the Deputy Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Hassan Abdullahi Baiwa.
“Others are Director-General, NOSDRA, Sir Peter Idabor, Hon Godwin Ebosa; Chairman, Board of the Delta Oil Producing Area Development Commission ( DESOPADEC ).
“Georgia State Representative, Hon James Beverly from the U.S., Lady Charity Nwakolam Ohadiugha, President of ‘Creative Minds’, Martine Maignan, Founder, Prince Osisioma Foundation, Prince Onyeka Eze among others.” Emoh said.
WHAF is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to achieving the set-goals for urban development, sustainable shelter, and the Sustainable Development Goals.
“WHAF is working to help people access decent healthy and secured housing through identifying innovative housing policy and practice, promoting these ideas, and supporting the exchange and transfer of good practices.
“WHAF has over the years been working in collaboration with other agencies, organisations, and institutions in Africa, Canada and the United States of America,” he said.