ISHAYA ITSE HONOURS AS THE PLATEAU MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
It was a funfair and encomium as philanthropist and grassroot politician, an epitome of Peace and Icon of hope, Hon. Ishaya Itse, who hail from Nukpis district of Jos North local government area received the covetous and prestigious award as the Best Humanitarian man of the Year.
Plateau Man of the Year Award is an annual event that is meant to celebrate distinguished Plateau Sons and Daughters that have excel in their various field of endeavors and impacted positively on the lives of their communities.
The epoch making event which took place at Crest Hotel, Jos, Plateau state, was a celebration galore and speech making event as Hon. Itse took his turn to receive his Award, flanked by his wife, National President of the Afizere Youth Movement, Barrister Zacharia Awang, Secretary General, Comrade Nyam Vincent Nyam, AYM Chairman Jos North, Comrade Joseph Arin, among others.
Speaking shortly after the presentation to the newsmen, the Awardee expressed Joy and thanked Plateau people for selecting him for the award, ‘I didn’t know that people are watching what I have been doing, honestly I have feelings for my people and I have not been resting on my oars in assisting the less privilege in the society’ he said.
According to him, he started the program from Jos North and Bassa, now extended to the entire six Local governments areas in Plateau North Senatorial District.
‘I have been giving scholarship to the less privilege and I do these to uplift the standard of education in our state’.
Other Awardees include, Hon. Idris Wase, Hon. Dame Pauline Tallen among others.