NIDCOM awarded for being Corrupt-Free for third consequtive year

Another award of excellence was presented to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), as well as the Commission, for being corrupt-free and ethically responsible for the third time in six months.

It should be remembered that in May 2021, NIDCOM was named as one of the top 20 excellent government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies for the year 2021.

Mr Kammonke Abam, the CEO of Profiles & Biographies, revealed this in an Abuja statement as an update on the firm’s research and compilation of MDA accomplishments to honour President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s sixth anniversary.

According to him, the assessment result is based on the MDAs’ ability to carry out their ministerial mandates in accordance with the administration’s 9-point development program and his firm’s evaluation benchmark.

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NIDCOM Chairman, Abike Dabiri Erewa

In the same vein, the Photo Journalists Association of Nigeria (PJAN) awarded HON. Abike Dabiri-Erewa the title of “Citizen Advocate Ambassador” on October 21, 2021. This is in addition to numerous other accolades from organizations such as Business Day and The Guardian Newspapers.

The Executive Director/CEO of the “Center For Ethics and Self Value Orientation” (CESVO) Ethicist (Prince) Salih Musa Yakubu-led delegation presenting the latest award in Abuja said he was delighted to present the award to the NIDCOM Boss because she has never been involved in any corrupt practices, even while at the National Assembly.

He praised the Commission’s proactiveness and management in dealing with issues affecting Nigerians in the Diaspora, claiming that NiDCOM is service compliant and open to the public.

Ethicist Yakubu expressed his joy at the Commission’s efforts to entice Nigerians in the Diaspora to contribute to the country’s social and economic development.

“We are here to say Thank you for not hearing any case of Corruption even while you served as a member of the House of Representatives in different committees and for replicating the same in NIDCOM. 

“Thank you as Public Official for demonstrating Character and conduct that is concomitant with the principles of ethics and leadership.

“Thank you for being Servicom compliance expeditiously provided qualitatively delivered and devoid of Sentiments. 
“Thank you for making efforts to bring Nigerians in the Diaspora for Investment into the country.”

“You have shown yourself over and above their THEMATICS,” Prince Yakubu stated, referring to public accessibility, ethically responsible administration, and demonstrating that what males can accomplish, women can do even better.

Engr. Dr Sule Yakubu Bassi, the Secretary to the Commission, who represented the Chairman/CEO, was overjoyed to accept the award on his behalf.

Even though the commission is just two years old, he added, it has worked hard to involve Nigerians in the Diaspora and is looking forward to doing more.

He concluded by thanking the team for their efforts in the battle against corruption and expressing his wish for Nigeria to become a better nation and a home for everybody.

The Secretary to the Commission, the Director of Administration, the Heads of Departments of Programmes, Diaspora Relations, TTI, Legal, and the Media and Public Relations Unit were also recognized.

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