Everything is set for the much anticipated Dakkada 5th Anniversary Business & Leadership Awards, an award aimed at recognizing, motivating and encouraging young persons who have shown outstanding achievements in various fields cutting across entrepreneurship, careers, community service among other areas endeavour.
The awards, to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Dakkada Initiative, a re-orientation drive of His Excellency Gov. Udom Emmanuel, is organized by the Directorate of Marketing & Brand Management, Governor’s Office, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Giving an insight into the awards event, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Marketing & Brand Management, Mr. Ime Uwah said the event, would see five winners taking home a whooping N500,000
each, and N2.5M in total would cut across award categories of Entrepreneurship, Professionalism, Community Service, Advocacy including Creativity and Innovation.
Mr. Uwah noted that the nominees must be Akwa Ibomites between the ages of 18 to 40 years old, who have been productively engaged in the ‘respective award’ categories for more than a year. Nominations are either by the nominee or a third party. According to the Governors Aide, the event which is billed to hold online via Webinar on the 23rd September 2020 would have nominees and the general public in attendance.
To support the Governor’s vision in encouraging excellence amongst the Youths, various awards according to their categories, are sponsored by Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel, for Advocacy, Ministry of Local
Government & Chieftaincy Affairs, for Community Service, Hensek Integrated Services, for Creativity & Innovation, Eni Group Limited, for Entrepreneurship and HTG Limited, for Professionalism.
To nominate, click on www.dakkada.ng/awards
Source: Courage Mbon, Uyo