OLADUNNI ODU, ENGR FUNMILAYO ADEKOJO , MAMA KORIKORI , SIPASI ALUKO , AND OTHERS TO BAG THE 2020 ONDO STATE WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE AWARD OF THE YEAR
A grassroots Politician, A lawyer and a Philanthropist, Hon. Barr. (Mrs) Oladuni Odu , the SSG to Ondo State Government , and Engr. Dr (Mrs) Funmilayo Waheed Adekojo , Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FunmiAyinke Nigeria Ltd., a multi-faceted engineering outfit certified by the Council for the Regulations of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), have emerged the 2020 Ondo State woman of the year in Public and private sector respectively .
Barr Mrs Oladunni Odu
Other awardees of the Ondo State female role model award are,,,,
GRACE ABEBI ADENISEUN, a business woman and a Philanthropist
, MRS MORENIKE Joks , APC woman Leader in Ondo State and a grassroots politician
,HON MRS SIMISOLA AYOADE,, SSA to the honourable minister of FCT
, Mrs Apeke Daramola, Mama KORIKORI, a renowned woman of God with great passion for God
, HON Mrs SIPASI FOLAWE ALUKO, ist female Executive Chairman of Ese Odo LGA
,Regent Agbona Taiwo, a renowned kabiesi with class
, Mekuleyi BABATUNDE Iyabo, Former DLGA of local government service
Mrs Rosemary Adepoju Adeniyi , Ondo State INEC Public Relations Officer
, Mrs kehinde Omolara Adeniyan, SSA to the Governor on woman affairs
Barr mrs Stella UDU -Arochendo, a renowned practising lawyer and Ist female lawyer to have chamber in Ondo town.
Yeye Adebambo Adetu, a tourist Yoruba heritage woman and a business woman
They emerged as the ONDO STATE FEMALE ROLE MODEL 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 May 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 State Outstanding Leadership 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 chief Mrs Olukemi Mimiko, wife of Ondo state governor, Mrs Morenike Oladunni, assistant comptroller general of customs, Lagos State, Chief Mrs Mobolaji Tunde SUARA, former SA to the governor on direct Labour,, pastor Mrs Christinah Kekitu,Pastor Mrs Funke Adejumo,Wife of the president of Agape church international,, Chief Mrs Ebiseeni, Regent of Apoi land, Mrs Jolade Ekeinde, a renowned Actress,, Hon Mrs Yetunde Dada, former chairman Ile oluji oke igbo LG, late Hon Mrs Adefarati, Dr Mrs jeff Agboola, Dean of students affairs, University medical sciences, Ondo, ; prof Mrs Duyilemi, Dean at the Ondo state university, Akungba, Hon. Mrs Jumoke Anifowose Ajasin, a governorship aspirant and a grassroot politician, JUSTICE FOLASHADE AGUDA -TAIWO- President, Ondo state customary Court of Appeal!,MRS OLAYINKA MAKANJUOLA, Consultant at Addax petroleum Nigeria ltd;Dr Adeola D Olubamiji, Ist Ondo state female to bag PhD in Biotechnology :Pilot Olamide Akinfolarin,- Ist Ondo state female pilot
Erelu Oodua Tinu Onaneye,- A USA based woman of substance,ACTRESS DUPE ADETUWO- A renowned Actress,
Her Imperial Majesty, Olori Silekunola Naomi Oluwaseyi Ogunwusi, the wife of Ooni, Mrs Aladesanmi, Mrs olubunmi Ademosu, Prof Lilian Salami, VC, United 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 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 Special Guest of Honour, the Minister of state for NDDC , Senator Tayo Alasoadura will be the Guest of honour , Chief Michael Ade Ojo, the group Chairman, Elizade group of companies will be the chairman of the occasion, top government functionaries from Abuja, Lagos and Ondo State, among others