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Oasis Magazine Nominated For IHRC ‘Change Maker Award’ In Delta



Oasis Magazine Nominated For IHRC 'Change Maker Award' In Delta

By Precious Okwa

A popular media house with a print and vibrant online platform, Oasis Magazine, has been nominated for the prestigious ‘Change Maker Award’ to be presented by the International Human Rights Commission, IHRC.

A letter to the media house on Friday signed by Fidelis Onakpoma, Head, Media and Strategic Communications, IHRC in Nigeria and South/South Regional Coordinator, said: “I have the pleasure to inform you of the decision of our organization to honor you with our Prestigious ‘Change-Maker Award.’

IHRC said the award will be presented to the media house during the
2023 End-of-Year Human Rights Summit and the second median edition in Abraka, Delta State.

According to the letter, the IHRC is a Transnational Intergovernmental Organization based in Zurich, Switzerland with Swiss accreditation number ‘CHE-388.075.145′ and having its Diplomatic Representation in the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs Department of the European Union.

Adding: “IHRC honors individuals like you for their “outstanding achievements in community development and leadership”, contributing consistently and uncompromisingly to
supporting Humanitarian initiatives in Delta State.”

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The organisation said recently, in her first median edition held on September 5, 2023, at ICC Abuja, Former Nigeria President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the Governor of Benue State, Chief Mike
Ozekhome SAN, Executive Secretary to the National Christian Pilgrim Commission,
President of the Association of Foreign Airlines and Representatives in Nigeria, Chief of Staff to the Former Deputy Senate President, Diplomatic Corps, and Government Representatives were in attendance.

“Similarly, you have been profiled for this prestigious honor for the second median edition,” the letter added.

The programe/award ceremony with theme: ‘The Future is Human Rights’ will hold on the 23rd of December, 2023 at Riodes Hotel, Abraka.

Reacting, Publisher of Oasis Magazine, Pastor Daniel Umukoro, said the nomination was a welcome development, saying after over 10 years of running the media house, this was the first time he will be accepting an award.

He added: “This award is dear to us since it is coming from a noble organisation. It will spur us to do more.”


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