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Feb 28, 2022

2021 DUSUSU Award for Gender Minister Category Presented to Hon. Sadiya Umar Farouq, Nigeria's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, And Social Development

The 2021 DUSUSU Award for the Gender Minister Category has been presented to Hon. Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development for Nigeria. This esteemed recognition comes as a tribute to her outstanding commitment, comprehensive understanding, and exceptional leadership in the sphere of humanitarian affairs.

As the first-ever recipient of this distinguished award to venture beyond gender-specific criteria, she exemplifies the essence of humanitarian leadership. Hon. Sadiya Umar Farouq has displayed unparalleled dedication to uplifting communities and addressing critical societal issues, particularly those concerning girls' education and welfare. Within the parameters of her esteemed remit, she has demonstrated an unwavering determination to bring about positive change and empower countless individuals.

The award recognizes Hon. Sadiya Umar Farouq's comprehensive understanding of the various complexities that encompass humanitarian affairs. Her unwavering support for girls' education and holistic welfare has left an indelible impact on the lives of numerous deserving individuals.

The DUSUSU Award aims to acknowledge exceptional leaders who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and profound impact within their respective fields. Hon. Sadiya Umar Farouq truly embodies these qualities, positioning her as a role model for aspiring leaders across the globe.

Through this recognition, we hope to inspire individuals and ignite a global discourse on the crucial role of humanitarian leaders in addressing gender inequality and championing the rights of girls and women worldwide.

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