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  The Founder, Elizade University, Chief Michael Ade-ojo,Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu .SAN, Executive Governor of Ondo State and other Distinguished Personalities of Ondo state Origin have emerged the 2021 Ondo State Outstanding Personalities  of the Year in different categories of Awards. 

Chief Michael Ade.Ojo

Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN

While Chief Ade Ojo and HE. The Governor will bag the Life Time Achievement Awards,

Other Distinguished awardee’s are in various categories,

Hon Femi Adekambi got the   Distinguished Ondo State  personality of the year.

Hon Femi Adekambi

Chief Tunji Adeleye, the Amotekun Commandant in Ondo State, emerged the Ondo State Security man of the year 2020.

Chief Tunji Adeleye

Engr Andrew Ajinde Omomehin. FNSE, emerged as the Ondo State Oil and Gas man Of The Year.

Engr Andrew Ajinde OMOMEHIN FNSE

Rev Adesola omogbeminiyi Adebawo-  Ondo State Development Infuencer of the year.

Rev Adesola Adebawo

Hon Abayomi Sheba  Ondo State  Youth and Human Capacity Developer of the year .

Hon Abayomi Sheba

Mr Raymond O Daodu (R.O.D)- ONDO STATE Young Achiever of the Year .

Mr Raymond O Daodu(R.O.D)

Oba  Rufus Akinrinmade, the Orunja of OdigboKingdom,
Ondo StateOutstandingTraditionalRuler of the Year

Oba Rufus Akinrinmade

Hon. Tomide Akinribido –  ondo State Legislator of the year.

Hon Tomide Akinribido

Engr Ade Adetimehin
APC Chairman, Ondo State.
Ondo State Political Icon  of the year
Engr Ade Adetimehin

Prof Olugbenga Ige, Acting Vice Chancellor AAUA, Akungba Akoko.
Ondo State Pillar Of Education Man of the Year.

Prof Olugbenga Ige

Hon Lanre Moyero,,,,Ondo State  Pillar of Sports of the Year.

Hon Lanre Moyero

Mr Kunle Odusola stevenson ,,,ondo State Business Innovative Legacy man of the year.

Mr Kunle Odusola stevenson

  Dr Seyi Oshodi,
Most Outstanding innovative Youth of the year.

Dr Seyi Oshodi

 Prince Babatunde David.
Ondo State Philanthropist Of The Year, and the most supportive youth empowerment officer .

Prince Babatunde David

 All the above listed names  emerged as the  ONDO  STATE PERSONALITIES   of the Year at the 2021 edition in the course of voting and screening exercise by the organizers of the historic event.

The award presentation which is scheduled to take place at the De Dome International Event Centre, Igbatoro Road, Akure, Ondo State ,on 12th   September 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 the development of the State and Nigeria at large.

“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.”

A book titled Compendium of 2021 Ondo State Outstanding Personalities of the year will be presented to the public on the Award day. 

Expected at the occasion  is His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife,Oba Aladelusi Adetoyinbo ODUNDUN II, the Deji of Akure,
HIS Imperial Imperial Majesty, Oba Frederick Enitiolorunda Obateru, Okoro Ajiga 1, the Olugbo of Ugbo, Paramount Ruler and Prescribed Authority of Ugbo Kingdom,His Imperial Majesty, Oba Oluwasegun William Akinyomi, Alagwe Goro, the Amapetu of Mahin, and Prescribed Authority of Mahin Kingdom are all Royal Fathers of the day.

His Excellency Arakunrin  Rotimi Akeredolu will be  the Chief Host and Special Guest of Honour, while the chairman of the occasion is Prof. Akinbo Adesomoju, Pro Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council, Ondo State University of Science and Tech (OSUSTECH),Okitipupa

A  lecture titled ” Economic Recession, UNLOCKING THE POTENTIALS OF OUR PEOPLE FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND EMANCIPATION will be delivered by the Vice Chancellor, OAU, Ile Ife, Prof Ogunmodede.

Others expected at the event includes
Top Government Functionaries from all walks of life


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