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Zamfara Governor Receives NEAPS 2024 Presidential Award 

Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, says his Distinguished Award for ‘project innovation’ at the Nigeria Excellence in Public Service Awards (NEAPS) will serve as an encouragement for further efforts in rescuing and rebuilding his state.

Over the weekend, Governor Lawal was given the award for the numerous projects he had initiated and completed within the last year of his administration. 

He was presented the award, which took place on Saturday at the State House Conference Centre, by Vice President Kashim Shettima, who represented President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. 

In a statement by the spokesperson of the Zamfara governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, and received by Nigeria Info, Governor Lawal “was honoured with the Nigeria Excellence in Public Service (NEAPS) award for his courageous efforts to drive positive change, advocate for a more democratic society, and effectively reform governmental institutions.”

According to the spokesperson to the governor, “The nomination letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation explained that the Zamfara governor was chosen for the prestigious Award for Project Innovation.

“The presidential award was given to recognize the Zamfara state government's efforts in initiating and completing several projects within one year.”

It might interest you to know that NEAPS is an initiative of the private sector and the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).


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