A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Abia State, and the General Overseer of Faith International Bible Church Worldwide, Ambassador, Bishop Dr. Emeka Nwankpa has bagged an award of grassroots mobiliser and lover of democracy.
Movement for Better Nigeria, an Association in the 36 States of the federation, led by the National leader, Dr Abiola oshodi, who presented the award to the cleric on Saturday at Graceland Garden 788c Sani Abacha Expressway Wuse 2, Abuja, said Dr. Nwankpa, has exhibited traits that portray him as a lover of democracy and a grassroots mobilize over the years.
The Movement said having followed the activities of Ambassador, Bishop Dr. Emeka Nwankpa, they are happy to honour him with the prestigious award, adding that his dedication to the promotion of Nigeria synchronises with that of the Movement, hence the need for the award.
Movement for Better Nigeria, urged the philanthropist not to relent in touching the lives of the people especially those in the grassroots, as awards like this, calls for greater service.
Speaking while receiving the award, Ambassador, Bishop Dr. Emeka Nwankpa, appreciated the Group for finding him worthy of such an Award, stressing that Nigerians are blessed to have democracy as a system of government in practice.
He noted that some nations of the world have struggled to have democracy as a system of Government in place, noting that since Nigeria is opportuned to have it in practice, the only thing the citizenry could do was to ventilate democratic ideals.
Dr. Nwankpa whose Foundation Bishop Emeka Nwankpa Foundation has touched lives and empowered so many indigent members of the public over the years, charged government and leaders at all levels to do more to provide dividends of democracy to the citizenry so as to make them continue to see “Democracy” as the best system of government suitable for the country.
Correspondent reports that Ambassador, Bishop Dr. Emeka Nwankpa was accompanied by members of foundation among others while the National Secretary of Movement for Better Nigeria, Dr. Tunde Bello was present during the event.