Fubara Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Role in LG Chairman Saga


Posted On


The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has nominated Governor Siminalayi Fubara for the Nobel Peace Prize, acknowledging his efforts to uphold democracy and legality in Rivers State.


In a statement issued on Tuesday, June 18, the group praised the governor for his courageous and decisive actions in empowering Heads of Local Government Administration to manage the 23 council areas, a step that has had a significant impact on the state’s governance.

Previously, Governor Fubara had directed the elected local government chairpersons, vice chairpersons, and councillors to resign upon the completion of their three-year terms.

In the statement, Dr. Markson Martins praised the governor for skillfully averting potential illegality and upholding law and order, ensuring a seamless and peaceful transition.

Siminialayi Fubara / Photo Credit: Kokomansion Media

“We proudly nominate Governor Siminalayi Fubara for the esteemed Nobel Peace Prize. This recognition is in honour of his exemplary leadership and commitment to upholding democracy in Rivers State,” Martins stated.


Martins emphasized that Fubara embodies the core values of the Nobel Peace Prize, citing his unwavering commitment to democracy, stability, and the well-being of his constituents as a source of inspiration for Nigerians and a model for African leaders.

The group also urged other Nigerian leaders to emulate Governor Fubara’s exemplary leadership, stressing the significance of upholding the rule of law, democracy, and peaceful resolution of conflicts.

“His leadership is a beacon of hope for Nigeria and Africa, and this recognition will further inspire him and other leaders to prioritise peace, democracy, and the greater good.

“We call on other Nigerian leaders to emulate Governor Fubara’s exemplary leadership, prioritising the rule of law, democracy, and the peaceful resolution of conflicts.”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News