Nigerian man receives significant UN award

Nigerian man receives significant UN award

- Ndagaba Baba Alhaji, a Nigerian philanthropist, has been awarded the Bob Freeman Award by the United Nations

- The award was in due recognition of his several acts of kindness in ensuring communities need medical supplies to get them

- Ndagaba's humanitarian effort was inspired by the same he received from a Chicago hospital when he needed a heart surgery that would have costed him 180 million naira

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Ndagaba Baba Alhaji has been recognized the United Nations for his humanitarian effort. With this, he has joined some of the nation’s patriots that are changing the bad stereotype of the country.

According to Farooq Kperogi, an academic, on facebook, the man was described as someone who has dedicated a huge part of his life to helping humanity.

His kindness in making medical supplies available to communities was inspired when he almost lost her life many years ago.

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Ndagaba was later told that he would need a heart surgery to fix his health, a process that would cost him 180 million naira.

Help came for him when the Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago operated on him for free and told him all he needed to pay back was to extend the same act of kindness to others.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Another Nigerian, Enrique Uwadie, has added to the pool of the nation’s success stories as he was recognized by the London Standard.

He was given the recognition as one of the London’s most influenctial people of 2019 who are 25 years old or below.

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It should be noted that Uwadie was a gang member who turned a new leaf and became a pastor. His significant decision to leave a life of crime happened after he was stabbed.

He now uses his new life to inspire young people like and others who want to do away with crime and live a life in full.

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