Coalition of Civil Society Organisations, Benue State chapter has presented International Ambassador of Peace award to the deputy governor of the state, Benson Abounu.
It would be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC accredited the state chapter of the organisation as observer for the 2015 general elections.
Performing the ceremony at the conference hall of the office of the deputy governor in Makurdi, at the weekend, the coordinator of the organisation, Amb. Gundu Benjamin, expressed confidence in the present leadership in the state to meet the expectation of the people in the area of employment, payment of workers salary and provision of social facilities, among others.                   
Gundu disclosed that the body was embarking on a one-day workshop titled: the Benue State domestic observers in collaboration with WANEO-ECOWAS would recognise “peace and reconciliation award summit”, he said. 
Responding, Abounu stated that it was actually early for him to accept any award but this particular one because it was a peace award. 

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