Nominations are now open for the Nigeria Prize for Patriotism (NPP), an award program aimed at celebrating Nigerians who are living a life of sacrifice in service of the people and the country in general.
Citing love for country and unity of purpose as core to national development, the Nigeria Prize for Patriotism invites Nigerians to nominate individuals they feel have lived up to these ideals as the call for entries for the national award programme commences.
Speaking on the call for entries, the program’s visioneer, Abidemi David Edmond, Chief Responsibility Officer, the Nedola Initiative Ltd (TNIL), a leading sustainability management firm, said that patriotism and a love for country that unifies Nigerians, irrespective of tribe, is the panacea to solving our development challenges as a nation.
According to its structure, the prize will reward patriotic Nigerians in the area of Education, Health, Civil service, Business, Agriculture, Sports, Security, Governance, Media and Entertainment.
The overall winner of the Nigeria Prize for Patriotism for 2016 is expected to receive N50m in winnings and another N50m in a grant to further the cause for which they had been nominated.
Nominations can be made via by visiting the NPP website at www.thenedolainititive.com/ NPP/ or checking out the information on any of the following social media handles on Facebook, twitter and Instagram by searching for Nigeria Prize for Patriotism.
The call for entries will run for 30 days and close on Friday, the 30th of September 2016. Entries can come via video or text with pictures and must provide as much detail as possible as to the impact and difference that has been made by these patriots.