The prestigious organizers of the African Achievers Awards (AAA) have joined other well-meaning Africans currently mourning the death of one of the renowned African leaders and fighters, Nelson Mandela who passed away late Thursday night in South Africa.
In a statement issued on behalf of the founders and organizers of the Achievers Award by Barrister Rex Idaminabo, he said that the African Achievers Awards had long before now been associating with the Mandela's Foundation,affirming that the former South African leader was an irreplaceable achiever.
According to Rex, Mandela was not only a former President, but a leader who had directed the affairs of his country to suit not just his purpose but the purpose of the entire South Africa.
Rex said " He has left his name in the archives of history. Many people lived, died and were forgotten because their lives were not impactful. Mandela had lived, died and to live forever. He has sowed unforgettable seeds on earth.
"This is the kind of leadership we deserve and we must emulate as young people. Leaders who build bridges and not burn them, leaders who fight to unite and not to divide. Leaders who are willing to relinquish powers when their time is up. Mandela was a true hero of our time, and we, at the Achievers Awards are proud to celebrate him even at death. We express our heartfelt sympathy to the Madiba family, South Africa and the entire African continent.