ASYARF Bags Peace Building Award

Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) has received award for its role in peace building in the country, pleading for peaceful coexistence in the country. The award ceremony was organised by the Civil Society Organization recently at Nigerian Institute for International Affairs (NIIA) Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos. Among those who collected award from the civil society organization was Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF). The foundation was the recipient of the AWARD FOR PEACE BUILDING. Represented by the the State Coordinator of the Foundation, Chief (Mrs.) Vicky Djevwudu, who received the award on behalf of the Founder and President of the Organization, Dr. Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua, the foundation pledged to continue to promote peace, urging all the citizens to pursue a violence free society. Dr. Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua is the widow of the late politician and philanthropist, General Shehu Yar’Adua, who died in Abakaliki prison in Ebonyi State after a trumped charge by the late General Sani Abacha’s military junta. The foundation was established in his memory to continue to propagate his legacies and has been involved in several humanitarian services, including empowerment of women and children and other vulnerable people in the society.

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