UN peace council honours Mairawani with peace ambassador award 

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The United Nations International Peace and Governance Council’s Pan-African Leadership Symposium and Honours Conference (PALESH) Abuja 2022, ended over the weekend, with the conferment of the prestigious SDGs Peace Ambassador award on Mallam Muazzam Mairawani, the Chief Executive Officer of MSM Group.

The conference and awards tagged: “PALESH Abuja 2022” was the concluding part of a three-day event marking the International Executive Masterclass on Leadership, Sustainable Peace-Building and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) with the theme: “The Role of Inclusive Governance Towards Consolidating Peaceful Co-existence in Africa,” held at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Abuja.

The event organized in commemoration of the United Nations World Humanitarian Day, drew participants and honourees from other countries, including the United States of America, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirate, South Africa, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Zambia and Gabon, among others.

Convener and Africa’s Head of Mission for United Nations International Peace and Governance Council (UNIPGC) Ambassador Jonathan Ojadah, said the aim of the conference, among others, was to foster peaceful coexistence across Africa and expressed the hope that the wide participation of illustrious Africans as well as recognition awards bestowed on deserving Africans would help sustain peaceful coexistence on the continent.

In a speech, Mairawani, who appreciated the organisers of the event for the honour bestowed on him in recognition of his modest contributions to humanity, pledged to do more in order to justify the confidence reposed in him.

Mallam Muazzam Mairawani is a philanthropist and an industrialist who has used his establishment, MSM Group, to empower the poor and needy through job creation, provision of loans for business, and facilitating SMEs.

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