According to a citation read when he was bestowed with the honour, the organizers said it

The Initiative is a global recognition to individuals who have championed and enhanced through their work, the overall development of humanity, based on selfless services, creativity and compassion towards human development.

The UnitedNationMDGAmbassador role came with a customized vehicle plate number: MDGAMB7KAmbassador, and international identification card and an honorary plaque.

In his speech, the brilliant humour merchant who is seen as one of Africa’s funniest men, said: