AN Administrator at Niger Delta power holding company Nigeria Limited, Engr IfeOluwa Oyedele , has emerged the Ondo State Living Hero man of the Year in this Edition of the program.
The Project Coordinator, Dr Akinbiola Sunday, said: “The credible award platform, Ondo State Outstanding Man of the Year Award Platform seeks to publicly celebrate excellence, reward exceptional accomplishments, salute positive personal character and industry, and honour the outstanding career achievements of illustrious daughters whose performances have made a significant contribution in private and public sector to engender on a local, national or international basis.
“This award also seeks to attract annually the political and business leaders, academics and professionals from all disciplines, both famous and uncelebrated, whose daily work makes a difference- not just those who populate the headlines,” Akinbiola pointed.
Some of the past winners are in the Ondo State edition of the Award are Senator Ajayi Borroffice, lawmaker representing Ondo Central District, Justice Babatunde Adejumo, President National Industrial Court of Nigeria(NICN), Emeritus Professor David Ijalaye ,Prince Rotimi Ibidapo ,the Aare Atunluse of Owo kingdom, among others. And The maiden edition of Ekiti State man of the year, was giving to Otunba Stephen Abiodun Ojo Executive Director, Nicon Insurance plc while Chief Wole Olanipekun has emerged the 2018 ,2nd edition. Otunba Gbenga Daniel , Former Governor of Ogun State has also emerged the 2017/18 maiden edition of the Ogun state man of the year.
IfeOluwa Oyedele the Executive Director (Engineering & Technical Services) of Niger Delta Power Holding Company Ltd.
“Among the lined-up programmes that added glitz and glamour to the event was , a red carpet reception, live studio broadcast, command performances from top rated music stars and humour merchants; and a national roundtable which was specially designed to garnish the award dinner with an intellectual spice geared towards fostering the cross pollination of ideas, engendering national debate and pushing the frontiers of conceptual solutions on contemporary national issues such that, beyond the limits of award presentations, the event would also serve a national interest through an assemblage of a robust discuss among some of the nation’s most prodigious leaders and intelligentsia.”
IfeOluwa was honoured among others at the at the the 10th edition of the award. It was a gathering of crème de la creme of important dignitaries from within and outside the country .
The event which took place at the International Events and Cultural Centre -The Dome, Igbatoro Road, Akure had in attendance the Minister for Niger delta affairs, the Executive Director, finance and Administration, Niger delta power holding company Ltd, State Deputy Governor, Alfred Agboola Ajayi, Secretary to the State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, with Government entourage, representative of the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Honourable Mike Omogbehin, the member of Rep of the awardee constituency, and representative of the Oni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, MD, Arik Airline, Dr Olu Agunloye , former Governorship aspirant of SDP, Architect Olu Agbesua, a renowned Architect and a grassrroots politician, Hon femi Agagu, commissioner for education in ondo state, Alhaji Ismaila, commissioner for culture and tourism, Hon Tunji light, captain of industries and political leaders across different political parties, Former and current Assembly members, former senators and house of representatives. Local, national and international press men with Red carpet reception for the guests.