Katsina Achievers’and Entertainment Awards was a night of glitz and glamorous!… The event took place on the 17th of December, 2016 at Soli Center.
Katsina Achievers’ and Entertainment Awards (KEA) is an annual event night organised by the Katsina state bloggers where deserving personalities are warded for their endless efforts and outstanding performances towards human development and the society at large.
Katsina Achievers and Entertainment awards honours outstanding personalities who have played important and unforgettable roles in Nation building and have impacted a lot in the lives of others, Created jobs and served as role models.
It celebrates Talents in Katsina, and serves as an avenue to bring everyone together regardless.
The most important thing about the award is the fact that winners among the nominees are chosen by the people and not the organisers. A specific code was given to each nominee and the people voted via that code.
Each of the nominee among his or her category with the highest votes emerged victorious at the end of the voting exercise.
However, in his category, IBRAHIM ZAKARI the Special Adviser International Relations & Investment emerged the Best Performing S.A/Commissioner of the year 2016
The Honorary Special Adviser International Relations and Investments Ibrahim Zakari and consequently been awarded as the BEST PERFORMING S.A/COMMISSIONER OF THE YEAR 2016.
His victory was never a surprise to the Katsina people in view of his relentless efforts and activities towards attracting investments and wealth to the state from all over the world within the few months of his appointment which includes but not limited to the following:
(I) Safaz Shelter & Properties project to build 500 Housing Units of 4,3 and 2 Bedrooms in Katsina while 100 units will be built in Daura and Funtua.
(II) The Kankia Metal factory has been handed over to Ampri Group after years of dormancy and production has resumed of Nails and the Assembly of Motor-cycle and Tricycles, about 230 graduates of Katsina now work in the factory.
(III) The Construction of the 1st Mega Organic Bio-fertilizer plant in Funtua by Canadian Investors i.e Salad-Greenhouse.
(IV) The Proposed Oil Refinery with expected capacity of 50,000-100,000 Barrels Per day has been approved by the State Gov’t and the Foreign Investors i.e BLAKOIL ENERGY REFINERY which will be situated at Mashi.
(V) Ibrahim Zakari through his giant strides also sent three youths to Japan,i.e two male were trained on Post Rice Harvest while a Female was trained on Poultry.
(VI) Currently, 50,000 farmers have been engaged by another Investor i.e Agroalala for farming activities of various crops.
All these Projects brought to Katsina State by Alh. Ibrahim Zakari are all AT NO COST TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT,These are just few amongst his efforts within 6 months of his Appointment as HONORARY Special Adviser for Int. Relations & Investments.
The Executive Governor of Katsina State also won the Bloggers award of the year while Amb. Zakari Ibrahim also won the awards for ELDER STATESMAN OF THE YEAR. These in view of his philanthropic activities and giant stride in katsina and the Nation atlarge.
We say Congratulations to you all and may Allah Give you the strength and wisdom to do many more beneficial activities for the betterment of Katsina State.