As part of effort to celebrate Icons in Nigeria sixty years Anniversary this year, over 600 Nigerians living in the diaspora with amazing success stories in different fields of endeavour have been compiled for the celebration to mark Nigeria’s 60th years Independence Anniversary on 1st October,2021.
The compendium titled ‘+600 Diaspora Icons @60’ was put together by Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM.
Receiving the compendium in Abuja, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada, said the compilation will serve as an incentive for deserving Nigerians who have dedicated themselves in various stories.
Dada encouraged the diasporans to regard this initiative as a starting point and continue to give all their best in all they do and bring back expertise to the development of their country, Noting that Nigerians commend their
However, Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora apologized to diaspora’s whose names could not be captured in the first compilation. While assuring them more will mark in the second edition.