FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, renowned veteran singer, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2Face, others have been listed among the 100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa, in the list released by the organiser on its website today.
Other Nigerians who made the list included former SGF Boss, Boss Mustapha, Tony Elumelu, Mohammed Abdullahi, Alhaji Imaan Ibrahim, Femi Otedola, Dr Stephen Akintayo, Farouk Khailann and Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Renowned clergy, Pastor Jerry Eze, Dr Daniel Moses, Mohammed Dewji, Mesfin Bekele, AIGP Aishatu Baju, Gabriel Aduda, Tein Jack-Rich, Tosin Eniolorunda. Dr Oluwatosin Olatujoye and Nollywood star, Rita Dominic also made the list.
Ambassador Kinsley Amafibe, the Project Director in Africa, congratulated all Nigerians who made the list, saying that the peace icons are Africans drawn from different backgrounds, who have used their talents, positions and resources to build and promote peace across the continent.
He further added that the list was not exhaustive as there were other Africans who have contributed to peace building across the continent that would be identified and honoured in subsequent editions of the peace-building roll call.