A retired President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Isa Ayo-Salami; publisher of Daily Nigerian, Jaafar Jaafar; founder of Brekete Family FM station, Ahmed Isah and Freedom Radio presenter, Nasir Zango have bagged the 2018 integrity award.
The award which was organised by Youth Alive Foundation, YAF, held on Sunday in Abuja.
Other awardees include an FRSC officer, Sikiru A.Aduloju; Bayero University Kano lecturer, Malam Mu’azu Yusif; Nigerian Police officer, CSP Francis Osagie Erhabor and an activist Soji Apampa.
Justice Ayo-Salami, receiving his award, thanked the organizers for recognizing his acts of integrity.
On his own part, Jaafar, the journalist who recently exposed Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje for receiving kickbacks from contractors, also lauded the organisers for considering him as a man of integrity because of his doggedness and bravery for exposing corrupt practices irrespective of who is involved.
YAF is a registered non-governmental organization that provides a platform that harnesses and nurtures young people through informed, innovative and value driven approaches for personal, community and national development.
YAF organised the Integrity Awards to identify and celebrate deserving citizens and groups who have made outstanding contributions in terms of exemplary acts of integrity, and other inspiring contributions to the fight against corruption in Nigeria, via awards.