By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
Former Executive Director North, First Bank and one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in Zamfara state, Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare has nominated as the Man of the year Award 2019 by the ‘Politics Today’ an online media publication.
According a letter by the Kaduna – based online publication signed by the Chairman organizing Committee, Hon. Sani Liti Katsina, said the award to Dauda Lawal Dare was in recognition of his humanitarian and immense contribution to the poor not only in the Northwestern part of the country but the entire nation.
“We agreed to honour prominent Nigerians who have done something extraordinary in various spheres of human life such as sociopolitical or economic. Our independent investigation has revealed that, you have empowered hundreds of thousands of youths, women, the aged and the weak and remained so far the most influential politician and power broker in the Northwest and especially, Zamfara state”, he said.
Dauda Lawal Dare has after his resignation from the bank in 2018, joined politics where he vied for Zamfara governorship seat in the 2019 election under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He is known throughout Zamfara and across the North as someone who looks after his people. He is a unifier who uses his wide contacts for the common good of his people and the society at large.
Dauda Lawal has been recognized as a creative bridge – builder highly regarded for his pleasant, humble, calm and generous spirit and who is beloved by the grassroots and highly respected by his peers.
The award is organised in conjunction with Nigeria Institute of Public Relation (NIPR) to be hold in Kaduna on Saturday, 27 April, 2019 and will be chaired by the former Head of States General Abdussalam Abubakar (rtd).