The award which came in as recognition of his philanthropic roles in educational development and humanitarian activities not only in his community, but in Kogi State at large, was conferred on him at his Lokoja residence on August 9th, 2023.
The nongovernmental organization affirmed to be aware of Hon. Osaseyi’s contributions towards elevating the vulnerable in our society, by rendering of humanitarian services to Students, widows and the underprivileged. This, they said prompted them to Identify with the Kogi born philanthropist, and hence a need for him to be recognized in the category of the International Diplomatic Global Eminent Award.
The Director General of WEII, Her Excellency Arewa Abiola Abimbola Funmilayo who was ably represented by her; Chief of Staff, Chief Press Secretary, North Central Regional Coordinator, Hon Hajiya Fatima Suleiman and other notable State Executives, eulogized Hon. Osaseyi and also urged him not to relent in his community reform initiatives.
The NGO utilized the opportunity to notify the award recipient of their forthcoming 1st Global Women Summit slated to hold in Kogi State from October 28th to 31st, in each senatorial districts of the state.
While receiving the award, Hon. Richard Osaseyi expressed his enthusiasm for being considered by the NGO to be recognized in this most honorable way. He went ahead to appreciate the Governing Council and also the DG of WEll for the great recognition.
In closing, Hon. Richard reinstated his commitment to continue partnering with the NGO even in their forthcoming event in Kogi State; as he assured the organization of his readiness to come in with empowerment programs to make the event a huge success.