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Tuesday, 11 October 2011

CSR: Indomie Honoured 3 New Heroic Kids at 2011 Independence Awards

Through its Corporate Social Responsibility, Indomie Instant Noodles from the stables of Dufil Prima Foods Plc through its yearly, Indomie Independence Day Award for Heroes of Nigeria has honoured three new heroic kids who emerged at the 4th edition of the Award for their courage to live a life of a hero through selflessness and bravery.

The three winners Njoku Chigbo, 14, Ajila Wehbe, 10, and 15 years old Sule Mallam Hamza were unveiled and presented with crystal plaques and cash prizes at an elaborate event held recetly at the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

14 years old Njoku Chigbo from Abakaliki in Ebonyi State, South East Nigeria won the coveted first prize of One Million Naira for outstanding bravery and heroic act .He rescued a drowning woman and repeatedly dove into the Ebonyi River to rescue her properties as well, including a motorcycle.

The second Prize winner, Ajila Wehbe from Lagos was rewarded with the sum of N750,000.00 for safely delivering her 16 years old pregnant sister without adult supervision or previous medical experience while Sule Mallam Hamza from Nassarawa won the third Prize of N500,000.00 for saving the life of a little boy from drowning in a river.

The company revealed that the Indomie Independence Day Award for Heroes of Nigeria is the flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the company is a reflection of the importance and belief of the company in the extraordinary qualities of the Nigerian child which must never be ignored but must be celebrated.

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