The Association of Local Government Vice Chairmen of Nigeria (ALGOVC) is set to honour Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and 10 others on September 9 at its fourth annual national conference.
The national president of the association, Lawrence Anuchukwu, said Mr Osinbajo, Governors Samuel Ortom, Okezie Ikpeazu, Babagana Zulum, Aminu Tambuwal and Yahaya Bello, will receive various meritorious awards.
Other recipients, he said, include Philip Aduda, wives of Akwa Ibom and Cross River governors, Dr Martha Udom and Dr Linda Ayade, as well as the founder and proprietor of Gregory University Uturu, Abia, Gregory Ibe.
He said the event would hold at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, with the theme “Improving Grassroots Leadership as a Panacea for Insecurity, Peace and National Development in Nigeria.”
The conference, scheduled to hold from September 8 to 10, would be chaired by the former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau.
Activities lined up for the conference include paper presentations and the launching of a book titled “Leadership: An Excellent Account of Hon. Lawrence Anuchukwu,” written by Charles Igodo.