The National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria was on the 24th of November, 2017 presented with the Most Outstanding Grassroots Sports Promoters in Nigeria Award, under the Central Coordinating Committee of the Nigeria Sports Summit.

Amb.(Dr) Dickson A. O Akoh the Peace Ambassador and an acute sports promoter was particularly awarded with the Most Supportive CEO in Sports award during the 2nd Edition of the Nigeria Sports Summit Award 2017 held at the Gymnasium Complex of the National Stadium Abuja, was eulogized for his impactful and Supportive roles in promoting sports development in Nigeria.

The award was presented to Dr. Dickson Akoh by the representative of the Inspector General of Police on behalf of the organizing committee.