The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier Gen. Buba Marwa Rtd, Chairperson, Agency For The Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Speaker, Lagos State House Of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa are some of the dignitaries nominated for the 2020 edition of the annual Nigeria Independence Ball Awards And Dinner (NIBAD),holding in Baltimore United States of America on the 8th of this month October.
The event which is put together by NaijaTimes USA in collaboration with Raindrop LLC will also feature a Colloquium on Nigeria with the theme: Way Forward For Nigeria The Diaspora Perspective.
According to the Publisher of NaijaTimes USA, Olaniyi Thompson Tabi, in a statement issued and signed by the Editor of NaijaTimes USA, Femi Adepoju, the Colloquium will hold at Dominion Hall, York Road, Baltimore, adding that the event will feature prominent personalities as speakers.
They include, Prof. Gbadero Odularu, Dr Mufutau Adeite, Seun Onigbinde, Dr Reginald Amadi, Social Influencer, Seun Obajolu David Akinlaja and Nollywood actor, Doris Simon.
The statement also mentioned as part of the award categories, Best Nollywood in the Diaspora category, first Nigerian owned University in USA, Giant Strides in Education sector, Legislative Excellence Award, Best Insurance Agency, High Competence in Immigration law, Real Estate with Budgit nominated for the Accomplishments award.
Thompson Tabi informed that the annual event is NaijaTimes USA modest way of amplifying the giant strides of known and unsong Nigerians in the diaspora, to Nigerians at home and the world at large as well as projecting to the diaspora, personalities back home making good example of the offices they occupy.