Diaspora African Forum Confers Bridge Builder Award on Dabiri-Erewa in Ghana

Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),  Hon. Dr. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has been conferred with the Bridge Builder award by the Diaspora African Forum (DAF) Awards 2024 in Ghana.  

A statement weekend said this celebrates her tireless global advocacy for the Diaspora community, marking her significant contributions to fostering peace, inclusivity, and unity both within Nigeria and internationally.

Founder and Head of Mission at DAF, 

Dr. Erieka Bennett, lauded Dabiri’s exceptional dedication during the award presentation, expressing admiration for her longstanding commitment to Nigeria’s Diaspora. 

She described Dabiri-Erewa as a dynamic force and a beloved figure, emphasising her instrumental role in bridging connections between Nigeria and its Diaspora.

In her acceptance speech, Dabiri-Erewa expressed gratitude to the organisers for their efforts in strengthening the bond between the Diaspora and the continent. 

She stressed the importance of unity among Africans, urging collaboration to cultivate a thriving African continent.

With the conferment, Dabiri-Erewa becomes the first Nigerian recipient of the award.

Among the distinguished recipients of the award were former Ghanaian President, John Agyekum Kufuor; Executive Chairman of KGL Group, Mr. Alex Dadey; Co-Founder of AfroChampions, Dr. Edem Adzogenu; CEO of Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Mr. Akwasi Agyeman; CEO of Ewells Realty and Consultancy, Mrs. Hanna Atiase, and CEO of ODUNDE, Mrs. Oshunbumi Fernández-West

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