As part of activities marking its 10th anniversary, National Point newspaper, Port-Harcourt holds its first award ceremony and Public Lecture on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at the Main Banquet Hall, Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt.
The event will feature awards to outstanding Niger Delta persons or organisations whose vision, actions have contributed to the deepening of the democratic experience or justice for the ethnic nationalities of the Niger Delta.
The event will also witness the unveiling of National Point campaign platform for women and community development- Niger Delta Women International Resource, Environment and Development Centre, NDWIRED Centre.
Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike is the Chief Host of the event, which is expected to draw guests from states and communities across the Niger Delta/ South-South region.
Chairman of the occasion is Elder Statesman, Chief E.K. Clark, OFR, CON, Co-Chairman is Paramount ruler of MA-O Kingdom Eleme LGA, Rivers State. Special Guests of Honour include former V.P Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, GCON and Chief Dumo Lulu- Briggs, politician and businessman.
The theme of the lecture is Niger Delta Next Decade: Away From Oil, A Way With Oil’ to be presented by Hon. Kingsley Chindah, Member, House of Representatives.