Exquisite Club, Lagos honours distinguished professionals

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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The Exquisite Club of Nigeria, a Community, Social and Leadership Development organization of business and professional individuals will on Sunday honour some Nigerians that have distinguished themselves in their different field of endeavor.

The event which will take place in Lagos is part of the club’s annual Exquisite Professional Awards programme. A  press release signed by the President of the club, Mr Steve Akadiri stated that 18 nominees were recommended by its panel of judges.

“Having scrutinized over 40 entries in the various categories, the panel of judges recommended 18 of the nominees to the programme auditors, Development Ark Consultants.”.

The eventual winners for this year’s award include Mr Kalada Apiafi, Managing Director Wider Perspectives Limited /Board Member Leap Africa. (Category: Economic Advancement Initiatives); Ms. Oluwatoyin Atanda, Senior Special Assistant to Lagos State Government (Human Capital) Category: Human Capital Enhancement/Innovation, Alhaji Moruf Edun, President Zenate Club of Nigeria, Category : Community Service and Outstanding Leadership; Mr Desmond Alufohai : Director of Protocol, Miami International Airport, Florida, USA. Category: International Support For African Tourism; and Ms. Nneka Itabor, Chairman JCI Nigeria Senate, Category: Outstanding Performance in Humanitarian and Community Service.

Others include Mr. Lekan Ajisafe, Managing Director Post Assurance Limited. Category: Innovative Achievement in Insurance Penetration; Dr. Segun Abejide . Director of Operations, Brightspring Healthcare Inc .Dallax Texas. Category: Outstanding Support to Nigerians in the Diaspora; Mrs Omotayo Adeola, Managing Director Restorium Capital Limited. Category: Award in Outstanding Public Advocacy; Chief Haruna Kuraja : The Sarkin Hausa Alimosho ,Outstanding Achievement in Peace and Conflict resolution; and Eze Dr. Vincent Iwobi Eze Ndigbo Alimosho. Category Outstanding Achievement in Public Advocacy.

The list also include Mr Eddie Lawani, CEO Eddie Lawani & Associates. Category: Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment /Show business promotion; Mrs Ojewemimo Adejobi. Federal Controller Housing (Lagos State). Category Outstanding Achievement in Public Advocacy; Mr. Laolu Gbenjo, Music Entrepreneur and Gospel Singer. Category Best Work in modern music development;
Mr. Victor Olugbenga Afolabi, CEO GDM Group: Category; Outstanding Achievement in Innovative Advertising and media trade; and Mr. Gerald CEO Amala Bukka Victoria Island: Outstanding Innovation in Corporate food Vendoring.

Mr Akadiri said all the winners indeed set standards for innovation and creativity in their various areas of professionalism and competence. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators”, he stated.

The awards lecture will be delivered by a professional banker, Mr Falil Ayo Abina, a former Executive Director at Polaris Bank.

The awardees will be honored at the start studded award ceremony marking the 2002 Exquisite Outstanding Professional Achievement Annual Awards. The event is scheduled to hold on Sunday December 11 , 2022 at the NUT Pavilion Event Centre , NERC Way Central Business District Alausa Ikeja”.

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