HON BOLA ILORI EMERGES THE 13TH ONDO STATE MAN OF THE YEAR.
Hon Bola Ilori is the Chairman of the Federal Government Task Force on Monitoring & Enforcement of Nigerian Expatriate Business Permit & Expatriate Quota Administration, Abuja has emerged as the ONDO STATE Man of the Year at the 2020 edition of the awards. He emerged the overall best among 10 other nominees selected for this year edition. He pulled the highest votes to defeat the 3 runner up in the online selection process.
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 Hon Bola Ilori , the coordinator of the program, Dr Sunday Akinbiola commended him for his developmental strides in Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole ,; his empowerment drives and the peoples opinion about him and his philanthropic disposition to the people. .. The organisers of the award, Hero Magazine and Nigeria outstanding Leadership award platform , said Hon Bola Ilori was chosen for the honour because of his “striking attributes of hard work; development initiative; tenacity of purpose; philosophy of giving back to the society there making him 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 , Mr IfeOluwa OYEDELE, the Executive Director, Power holding company Nigeria Limited, Dr Adeleke Adedipe, Chief operating officer of Lekoil Nigeria limited among others,
“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.”
Expected at the occasion is His Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr Victor Adesimbo kiladejo, the osemawe of Ondo ,as the Royal Father of the day, other traditional Rulers from Ondo state, His Excellency Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu will be the Chief Host and Ogbeni Rauf Are gbe solar is the Special Guest of Honour, the MD, Elizade Group, Chief Michael Ade Adeojo , will be the chairman of the occasion, Guest of Honour is Mr Seinde Fadeni, top government functionaries from Lagos, Abuja, friends of the awardee within and outside Nigeria and Ondo State, among others