Nine Nigerians have been recognized by Neusroom 100 for helping to fight COVID-19
In a time when Nigerians are bowing their heads in shame due to heinous crimes committed by the so-called big boys of the country, some received global recognition.
The list honored people who have made one sacrifice or another especially the frontline workers in containing the spread of the COVID-19.
Out of the 40 individuals listed, nine Nigerians made it to the list including, the Founder of Elizabeth R events, Ibidunni Ighodalo, Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul-Samad Rabiu.
Others include Director-General, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Founder, and LifeBank, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, Chairman UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman Globalcom, Mike Adenuga, and Founder, Flying Doctors, Nigeria, Bola Orekunrin Brown.
The listed individuals with their donations, expertise, and leadership, made sure the coronavirus was reduced to its lowest. This, they did very well by making sure the virus does do not get out of hand.
“Neusroom 100 project was created as “a celebration of hope, and an acknowledgment of humanity’s collective will to survive. It highlights the sacrifices and contributions of women, men, organizations, nations, and even things – products of humanity’s creativity that are helping the world win in this long fight against COVID-19,” Africa CEO, Femi Falodun.
The list also recognized some organizations in Nigeria, including the NCDC, MTN, MultiChoice, UBA, Reckitt Benckiser, CACOVID, and GTBank.