Singer/Humanitarian, Nikki Laoye Receives 2015 Humanitarian Personality Of The Year Award || @NikkiLaoye
At the well attended World Humanitarian Day event at Oriental Hotel Lekki, Lagos, on the 19th of August 2015, singer/humanitarian, Nikki Laoye received the Humanitarian Personality of the Year 2015 in recognition of her sincere devotion to humanitarian causes in the Country via her Angel 4 Life Foundation, an organization committed to supporting the development and empowerment of people with disabilities (visually impaired and physically challenged youths) and people of National Concern (Internally Displaced Persons & Refugees).
A global day of recognition, World Humanitarian Day was celebrated in Nigeria by Nigeria/USA based organization, World Hope Foundation with a special seminar and honorary awards event, tagged “The Nigeria Celebrities for Charity Awards”, their annual event created to inspire celebrities, corporate organizations, and everyday citizens to become involved in the generous act of giving. The recipient will receive a creatively designed “Hands of Love” statuette with their name and award category engraved on 19th August of every year to commemorate the World Humanitarian Day.
After two years of research on Nigerian Celebrities working on Humanitarian causes, World Hope Foundation identified singer/humanitarian, Nikki Laoye as the most consistent celebrity serving on the field for the past five years with some of her foundation’s projects including The Isaac Olushola Educational Project for Students with Disabilities & The Buy A Cane Project (a mobility aid project for the visually impaired community).
World Hope Foundation also noted her recent role as the Celebrity Voice for federal government agency, NCFRMI SouthWest (National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons) in which Nikki Laoye and her foundation have been working with NCFRMI and other agencies via their humanitarian projects – “The Angel Relief Fund – TARF” and “School Without Walls Project” to further support the ongoing relief works for families displaced by the Boko Haram terror attacks from Northern Nigeria by providing food, clothes, medical supplies and also supporting the education of the children as they rebuild their lives in IDP camps across Nigeria.