Tue. Aug 23rd, 2022

Buhari Congratulates Nigeria’s Noel Ifeanyi Alumona, On Winning AFS Award In US

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded Nigerian Student, Noel Ifeanyi Alumona, who won the 2022 Award for Young Global Citizens, and became the first African to win the prize since its inception in 1914 .

President Buhari in a statement by his Special Media Aide, Femi Adesina, noted that the responsiveness, kindness and sacrificial spirit of the Nigerian Student, who is studying Special Education in Vanderbilt University, United States , and has  already established foundations to cater for the needs of physically challenged, vulnerable and less privileged.

The President extolled Alumona for his outstanding character and dedication to helping others, particularly for attracting global spotlight to Nigeria, in recognition of his vigorous campaign to end violence against women and girls through proper orientation of boys on responsible behaviour.

The award was presented to the Nigerian Student during the International Youth Day organized by the United Nations Global Communications Department , the Intercultural Programs and The Youth Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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