Nigerian Association of Christain Journalists, NACJ, is set to INDUCT TEN EMINENT NIGERIANS into the First Ever INTEGRITY HALL OF FAME, in Nigeria to commemorate the tenth Anniversary of the Association. This was made public in a Press Statement released by the Association today in Abuja. According to the statement, the Ten Eminent Nigerians have been selected in recorginition of their outstanding leadership qualities and high sense of INTEGRITY.
In a Press Statement Signed by the National President of NACJ, Dr Charles Okhai, the event is scheduled to hold in August, 2022. He said that it is a higher level Event to reflect on the leadership of the nation for the past. The induction is part of NACJ yearly event tagged, ANNUAL INTEGRITY LECTURE/ AWARD designed to sensitize the general public, especially the leaders on the virtues of integrity. The driving force behind the idea is to promote integrity as against corruption in our society.
The Statement read, interalias;
“Ten Eminent Nigerians will be inducted into the First Ever Integrity HALL OF FAME in Nigeria come August 25, 2022. The ten Eminent personalities from different walks of life are the top candidates selected after a keen scrutiny of all our 187 past recipients since 2013 when the Association came into public domain.
“Our yearly event tagged, ANNUAL INTEGRITY LECTURE/ AWARD is designed to sensitize the general public, especially the leaders on the virtues of integrity. The driving force is to promote integrity as against corruption in our society.
“Since 2013, we have been able to identify and encourage 187 men and women of integrity in our midst who have impacted their followers with good sense of integrity. Integrity is a key factor to nation building, therefore, the level of developmental progress of any nation is intrinsically linked, or connected to the level of the integrity of her leaders.
“A nation run by warped minded leaders can never be able to achive meaningful development, while on the other hand, a nation run by mentally integrity conscious leaders is bound to take a developmental lip, and occupy a conspicuous position amongst community of nations.
“In order to commemorate our Tenth Anniversary, we have meticulously selected the first Ten past recipients of our Annual INTEGRITY Award, out of the 187 recipients we have had so far since our inception in 2013.
“The event is being conceptualized to be the biggest Media event of the decade. It is a special commemoration of our Tenth Anniversary with our ten selected Hall of FAMERS. In addition, we are having nominees out of which ten of them will be selected to recethe ive 2022 Award based on the total number of votes scored by each candidate. Their nominations are based on their demonstration of the spirit of integrity in their capacity as leaders. They will each be conferred with the prestigious Integrity Award for the year 2022”, the statement concludes.
Meanwhile, NACJ Integrity Awards has within the past 10 years of inception established itself as one of the most credible and recorgnized awards in Nigeria through, consistency, capacity and national apeal.
Nigerian Association is a non governmental organization committed to good governance, and egalitarian society.