The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has been given double honours in 48 hours as ‘The most outstanding minister of the year”.
Pantami has been in the news recently following videos and publications that showed him being sympathetic towards renown terrorists like Osama bin Laden.
Despite the controvercy surrounding the minister, on Thursday, the People and Power Magazine presented him with the first award. Twenty-four hours after the Elite Exclusive Magazine followed on Friday.
The latter said it arrived at the minister’s choice following what it called an independent online poll.
It presented a Certificate of Nomination and a plaque to the minister in his office today and said the Award will be presented on a later date.
On its own part, the People and Power Magazine said it honoured the minister based on laudable policies developed by the Ministry under the supervision of the Minister.
Cited are the NIN–SIM Data linkage, the National Digital Economy Policy & Strategy for a #DigitalNigeria and others
The Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Technology, tweeted the two awards.