US-based Nigerian medical doctor and philanthropist, Dr. Godwin Maduka, has been honoured with the ‘Stand Of Fame Award’, organised by Who is Who.
He was recognised as an exceptional humanitarian at the 2020 edition of the prestigious WHO is WHO Stand of Fame Awards.
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Hall of Fame recognises renowned selected personalities who have impacted on humanity, especially charity and humanitarian organisations in Nigeria.
A principal executive organiser, Arc. Daniel Okpanachi, noted that the recognition was premised on the impacts made by philanthropic organisations and NGOs in promoting development and empowering humanity.
Notably, the 2020 Stand of Fame Awards had recognised the likes of Mr. Aliko Dangote, Mr. Tony Elumelu, Hon. Ned Nwoko, amongst other great personalities.
While reacting to the award, Dr. Maduka applauded the organisation for the recognition as he spoke extensively about his childhood and poor background before he made it big through hardwork and support from his brother to further his education abroad.
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He has invested over $20 million in various community development projects in Umuchukwu.
He built houses for the poor, churches, market, schools, police station, police academy and college, post office, magistrate court and a high court for the Anambra State government.
Dr. Maduka also built a 17-floor medical research centre in Umuchukwu.
Over the years, Stand of Fame Awards has remained one of the most outstanding award events, organised to promote humanitarianism, through encouragements, recognition and motivation of frontline humanitarian organisations and individuals in Nigeria and across Africa.