National Point holds award ceremony, lecture

Nyesom Wike

As part of activities marking its 10th anniversary, National Point newspaper holds its first award ceremony and public lecture at Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt at 10:30 am today.

The event will feature awards to outstanding Niger Delta persons or organisations whose vision and actions have contributed to the deepening of the democratic experience or justice for the ethnic nationalities of the area.

The event will also witness the unveiling of National Point campaign platform for women and community development–Niger Delta Women International Resource, Environment and Development Centre, (NDWIRED Centre).

Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike is the chief host of the event which is expected to draw guests from states and communities across the South-South region.

Chairman of the occasion is Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark; co-chairman is the paramount ruler of MA-O Kingdom Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State while special guests of honour include former Vice President Alhaji Abubakar Atiku and Chief Dumo Lulu- Briggs.

The theme of the lecture is “Niger Delta Next Decade: Away From Oil, A Way With Oil” to be presented by Hon. Kingsley Chindah, a member of the House of Representatives.



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