Igho Charles Sanomi II Conferred with Honorary Citizenship Award in Atlanta, By The State of Georgia.
10th June, 2014
Mr Igho Charles Sanomi II was pleased to attend a ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia to celebrate receiving the esteemed award of Africa’s Emerging Community Development Icon Award 2014 and in recognition of being granted Honorary Citizenship Of The State Of Georgia.
The event which took place at the Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday 5th June 2014, was attended by many dignitaries and VIPs, who were proud to witness the conveyance of such distinguished awards to Mr Sanomi.
Mr Sanomi was presented with the Certificate of Honorary Citizenship Award signed by Brian Kemp, The Secretary of the State of Georgia at a ceremony attended by eminent members of the state Congress. The award grants the recipient ‘every courtesy as goodwill ambassador from Georgia in his travels to other states, and to nations beyond the borders of the United States of America, or wherever he may hereafter travel or reside’.
Africa’s Emerging Community Development Icon Award is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated commitment and outstanding contribution to community development in Africa.
Mr Sanomi was delighted to receive these awards and warmly thanked the organisers, hosts and dignitaries for their kind and generous words of support.
From left to right:
Representative Dee Dawkins-Haigler, Georgia House of Representatives; Chair of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC)
Senator Donzella James, Georgia State Senate, Chair of the GLBC International Relations Committee
Mr. Igho Charles Sanomi II, Honoree
Representative "Able" Mable Thomas, Georgia House of Representatives
Representative Randal Mangham, former Georgia House of Representatives
Representative Tonya P. Anderson, Georgia House of Representatives
Mayor Willie Burns, Executive Director of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors