By Usman Shuaibu
The World Organisation of Ambassadors Argentina (WOA) in partnership with Hand Up Development Organisation on Wednesday honoured Barr. (Alh.,Dr.,Amb.) General Abdulrahman Aliyu Babajo as well as the retired Judge of the FCT High Court of Justice, Hon. Mwada Balami among other dignitaries at the National Merit Award House, Maitama, Abuja.
In an interview at the occasion, Alhaji Babajo thanked the organizers of the Awards for the honor done to him.
He urged the other recipients to continue to contribute positively towards the society and the country at large, taxing them on peace in the society.
Dr. Babajo (JP), who was the guest of honor at the occasion and the member of CRUE, MCRUE, ASS fellow CRUE and AFCRUE therefore, said he would continue to support the World Organization of Ambassadors Argentina to actualise its dreams for Nigeria and the world at large.
Also speaking, the African Chancellor of the World Organisation of Ambassadors Argentina, Dr. David Morondiya Aiye, said the programme was initiated for the sake of peace in the society.
His words: “Peace is needed in our society. What is lacking in the society is not wealth. What is lacking in the society is peace. If you have the wealth and you do not have the peace, you cannot enjoy your wealth”.
He, however, advised the awardees of the day to always be good representatives of peace anywhere they go, adding that they should represent the organisetion wherever they found themselves.
Aiye disclosed that about 162 people were awarded during the peace summit, explaining that the two personalities from London were given awards, while one person from Cameron was also honored.