Mr Debo Adebayo, aka Mr Macaroni, one of the winners of the 2021 Gatefield Peoples Journalism Prize for Africa (PJPA) has donated his 1,000 dollars prize towards human rights advocacy.
Adebayo made the donation to Connect Hub NG, a Non-Governmental Organisation that advocates against state violence in Nigeria.
The Project Manager, Gatefield People Journalism for Africa, Miss Safiya Ibrahim, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
According to Ibrahim, Adebayo won the prize in the category of the People Newsmaker for Social Justice, on May 3, 2022.
Ibrahim quoted Adebayo as saying, “I have just received the 1,000 dollars cash prize as the Gatefield PJPA winner of the Peoples Newsmaker for Justice.
“I will in turn give this cash prize to HubNGR to support their selfless work in advocating against state violence in Nigeria.’’