The immediate past governor of Lagos State and ministerial nominee, Babatunde Raji Fashola will tomorrow be conferred with award by International Crisis Group (ICG), a worldwide conflict prevention group. Other six exceptional personalities will also be conferred with the awards.
The annual award will be held in New York, United States.
In a statement by ICG, Stephen J. Solarz, the award will be given to Fashola “for his commitment to resolving social, economic and security challenges in one of the world’s most challenging urban environments.”
Some of the other awardees include; former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Sadako Ogata, Former Italian Foreign Minister, Emma Bonino, former Australian Foreign Minister and two others.