The Director General of Nigeria Metrological Agency NiMet, Professor Mansur Matazu has been nominated for the award of ‘’ Aluta Icon of Transformation by a leading labour and youth online news platform, Aluta News, as part of activities marking its 3rd Year Anniversary.
Aluta Media Limited, Publishers of Aluta News (www.alutanews.ng), said Matazu was nominated for the prestigious award, having scaled all the strict standards of excellence laid down by the Board of Directors of the media organisation.
According to the publisher of the premier Labour, youth and current affairs news portal, Comrade Gambo Jagindi, the assessment committee found the Director General worthy of the award after taking careful stock of his performance index since he assumed leadership of NiMet,
”This distinguished award is in recognition of the DG’s outstanding courage, patriotism in upholding the highest values of integrity and managerial ethics,” Jagindi said.
Other awardees include, Rev Yakubu Pam. Ezekiel Dalhatu, Dare Osunkojo. Gloria Akobundu, Rt.Hon.Aliyu Muduru, Muktar Akosile , Dana Air among others.
The Aluta News third anniversary celebration with the theme, Recognising Pillars and Heroes of Democracy ’ would hold on December 02, 2022 in Abuja, the publisher said.
”The medium has gained prominence over the years as an outfit that delivers quality and impactful news and programmes, earning us huge followership and patronage both at home and in the diaspora,” Jagindi said.
According to him, Aluta News’ core mandate is the promotion of good governance outcomes in state and non-state institutions, while also serving as a whistle blowing platform whose goal is to promote justice and fair play.
The Aluta News boss, further explained that the online news platform was a purveyor of credible information as a tool for education, and which engaged in investigative journalism.
”Aluta News offers consistent advocacy platforms for good governance,” Jagindi added.