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The MDF Awards

2022 ended with a bang for my non-profit organization, the Mediatrix Development Foundation, as we celebrated our Board, Staff and our wonderful partners/supporters in a colorful award ceremony at the Peregrino Hall in Calabar. The awards included:

1. Outstanding Humanitarian of the Year Award 2022 – His Excellency, Sir Ben Ayade, KSJi, CON

2. Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

3. Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility – Lafarge Africa

4. Humanitarian Service Award –

a) Engr. Ben Akak

b) Asuquo Ekpenyong Foundation

c) GFO Orim Foundation

5. MDF Stellar Leadership Award –

a. Prof. Florence Obi

b. Rt. Hon. Eteng Williams Jones

c. Prof Ikpeme Ikpeme

d. Mr. Manz Denga

e. Barr. Fred Abua

f. Barr. Agatha-Christie Adamade

g. Mr. Pascal Akpo

h. Hon. Pastor John Ewa

6. Award for Excellence in Gender Programming –

a. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

b. Girls Power Initiative (GPI)

7. Long Partnership Award – Faith Care International

8. Most Outstanding Supporter Award – Hon. Dr. Betta Edu

9. Outstanding Supporter Award

a. Dr. Inyang Asibong

b. Dr. Janet Ekpenyong

c. Hon. Blessing Egbara

d. Dr. Stella Odey-Ekpo

e. Mr. Princewill Ayim

f. Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Calabar Chapter

10. Most Valuable Staff Award – Mr. Olamide Onifade

11. Outstanding Achievement Award – Mr. Jeffery Adamade

With your support, we look forward to achieving so much more and affecting people in new ways in the New Year. Have a wonderful 2023



Perigrino Hall, Government House, Calabar Cross River State, Nigeria

  • Starting Time: 08:11PM to 10:11AM
  • Date: 22 November, 2022
  • Phone: +2348033767992