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Hon Bola Ilori

Hon Dr Oladipupo Babatunde Gabriel Okeyomi Aka Carry Go

A grassroots Politician and a Philanthropist Hon Bola Ilori , the newly appointed Chairman of the Federal Government Task Force on Monitoring & Enforcement of Nigerian Expatriate Business Permit & Expatriate Quota Administration, Abuja has emerged the 2020 Ondo State Outstanding Man of the Year, Hon Dr Oladipupo Babatunde Gabriel Okeyomi also known as Carry Go emerged as the Ondo State Security man of the year 2020 and Hon Adeola Adeshina got the Distinguished Ondo State personality of the year ,others are Bisi Ajiboye also known as sogigun – Media Man of the year ,Hon. Kehinde Akindele – ONDO STATE Youth Icon of the Year ,Royal bird Hotel- Hospitality firm of the year . Prince Olajide Bolanle – Entrepreneur of the year,, Hon. Ololade Gbegudu – Legislator of the year., Hon. Ade Adeogun -Emerging Political Icon of the year,
Oba Engr. Ademola Adebiyi Oyinbade, Olanipekun III, the Oloba of Uso, Ondo State emerged the outstanding Royal Father of the Year .. ,HON ADE ADEOGUN – An Emerging political icon and the most supportive youth Leader, MD Ellanifdom Hotel, CSP Femi iwasokun Olorundun got the Ondo State Youth Ambassador of the year , Barr. Banjo Ayenakin Esq emerges the Ondo State Legal Icon of the year ,,,, and Mr Alexander Olumuyiwa Adeniyan as the Industrialist of the Year.

Hon Adeola Adeshina

MD Ellanfidom Hotel

They emerged as the ONDO STATE PERSONALITIES of the Year at the 2020 edition of the awards.
The award presentation which is scheduled to take place at the capital City of Ondo State , Akure ,in February 2021, this year will attract creme De le creme of personalities all over the country and outside.
Extolling the virtues of these Personalities , the Coordinator of the program, Dr Sunday Akinbiola commended them for their developmental strides in Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole ,; their empowerment drives and the people’s opinion about them and their philanthropic disposition to the people. .. The organisers of the award, Hero Magazine and Nigeria Outstanding Leadership Award Platform , said they were chosen for the honour because of their “striking attributes of hard work; development initiative; tenacity of purpose; philosophy of giving back to the society there making them a worthy ambassador of the state. While speaking on the credible award platform, (ondo States Man of the Year Award), He describe the award platform as the one that seeks to publicly celebrate excellence, reward exceptional accomplishments, salute positive personal character and industry, honour the outstanding career achievements of illustrious sons and daughters whose performances have made a significant contributions 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 and not just those who populate the headlines. Some of the past winners of of the award are Prof. Ajayi Borroffice, Senator of the federal republic of Nigeria, Justice Babatunde Adejumo, President National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Emeritus Prof David Ijalaye SAN, Prince Rotimi Ibidapo ,The Aare Atunluse of Owo kingdom, Dr Tunji Abayomi , Prof Friday Okonufua,VC UNIMED, Oba David Olajide, the Late Olojoda of Oda, some past legislators and past Lg chairmen that were outstanding, Engr. IfeOluwa Oyedele among others,

Mr Olumuyiwa Adeniyan

Bisi Ajiboye Sogigun

“Among the lined-up programmes that will add glitz and glamour to the event includes, a red carpet reception, live studio broadhumour command performances, ; arts exhibition, and a national roundtable 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.”

Hon Kehinde Akindele

Dr Akinbiola Sunday, Award coordinator

Expected at the occasion is His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife,as the Royal Father of the day, Oba Aladelusi Adetoynibo, ODUNDUN II, the Deji of Akure is the Royal Host, other traditional Rulers from Ondo state, and Lagos State, His Excellency Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu will be the Chief Host and the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is the Special Guest of Honour,while Mr Seinde fadeni , will be the Guest of honour , Chief Michael Ade Ojo, the group Chairman, Elizade group of companies will be the chairman of the occasion, ist Class traditional Rulers within and outside Ondo State, top government functionaries from Abuja, Lago and Ondo State, among others

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