Saturday, 8 October 2016

ActionAid Nigeria Appoints CKN As Ambassador

The Publisher and Editor In Chief of CKN Nigeria News, Chris Kehinde Nwandu has been appointed an Ambassador for ActionAid Nigeria.

The event which took place in Lagos was attended by top Executives of the Non Governmental organization in attendance.

According to ActionAid, Mr Nwandu was chosen because of his pedigree over the years in using his platforms which cut across online, radio,Television etc to advocate for the right to life and uplift the under privileged in the society.

Nwandu has over the years also used his wide network to raise funds for several people who were in dire need of support to survive.
It urged the renowned communication expert to use his wide network to pass on the message of hope which ActionAid represents.

In his response Nwandu pledge to support the organization in whatever way he could to meet its set down objectives especially in the area of IDPs scattered across the North Eastern parts of the country.

He thanked the organization for deeming him fit for such honour.

Also was a veteran broadcaster, Yemi Shonde.

Some other celebrities currently acting as Ambassadors of the Aid agency are Popular actors and actresses Dakore,Yemi Shodimu and Hilda Dokubo.

ActionAid Nigeria is a member of ActionAid global federation. The agency maintain a strong relationship of interdependence and mutual accountability within the International federation, ensuring a strong balance between self-rule and shared-rule. ActionAid started operation in Nigeria in 1999 as a Country Programme of ActionAid International.

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