CAF/FIFA accredited photographer and ace NPFL photo delegate, Abdul Momoh
has been honored with the best photojournalist award by the renowned Symbol Magazine.
The Symbol Magazine/ Kwara Alert Newspaper, a popular magazine has rich contents ranging from politics, sports, lifestyle and health with wide range of recognition in and outside Kwara State.
The award was don on Momoh for his dedication and unrelenting contribution to the development of sports journalism in Kwara State and Nigeria.
The award ceremony saw notable people in attendance including the Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House Assembly, Hon. Olanrewaju Raphael Adetiba, Chairman of Kwara State Football Association, Mallam Idris Musa, General Manager of Radio Kwara, Kayode Aremu, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Shamsudeen, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communication, Hajia Abdulrahman among other personalities.
An elated Abdul Momoh used the medium to thank friend and colleagues for their support and encouragement so far just as he dedicated the award to his late mother who encourage him in taking photography as a profession.
He commended the organizers for the initiative which he described as first of its kind.
“This is first of its kind in Kwara where media practitioners were been rewarded, kudos to the organiser and publisher of Symbol Magazine, Mr Remilekun Emmanuel. The online voting make it real for people to vote their choice candidates.”
The easy going Photojournalist has covered many national and international events and have previously bagged merit award in 2017 by Sports Media Ambassadors in conjunction with the Federal ministry of Youth and Sports, South West and 2019 Excellence special awards.
The widely travelled Photojournalist urged photographer to remain dedicated and be more creative toward achieving their goals.