Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of ACE Magazine Media and ACE Awards, Otunba Olumide Adeleke, has announced the names of the recipients of Awards Celebrating Excellence (Ace) 2022 with the aim of celebrating their super achievements in Nigerian society.
Olumide, in a statement on Friday during the annual ACE Awards briefing, maintained that the Awards seek to recognise and celebrate selected Nigerians from across the country for their immeasurable and relentless efforts and contributions to the development of our nation and the world at large.
He noted that in the last twelve years of Organizing the awards, they have been able to recognize and appreciate notable Icons, Philanthropists, Captains of Industries, Cooperate Organizations, Political Office Holders, NGOs, Business Entrepreneurs in Nigerians who have attained greater heights in their chosen careers.
Olumide stated that the last edition which was held at Ogun State NUJ Hall, Abeokuta was well attended by dignitaries from across Nigeria.
“As Part of our vision on this herculean mission, we have in last twelve years been changing narratives of award giving institutions by setting a standard for our award organisation of which our panel of judges has always decided the winners on merit without sentiments in any form. ACE Awards has never been monetized and this has earned us a good reputation among others institutions.
“The choice of our special awardees for this year’s edition is borne out of the recognition by our noble panel of judges of their good antecedents and pedigrees which we have been following with keen interest over the years,” he said.
Olumide, who spoke extensively, stated that it is noteworthy to celebrate their laudable achievements as the organization will confer on them various Awards of Excellence.
He listed the names of the eminent Nigerians selected for the 2022 ACE Awards to include His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, Governor of Oyo State, his counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Mrs Adeyimika Adeboye, CEO Cadbury Plc, Otunba Kazeem Odeyeyiwa of Repton Group Ltd, Dr Tunji Olugbodi ,Mr Leke Alder of Alder Consulting Ltd, Engr Mrs Olajumoke Adenowo of AD Consulting Ltd, Femi Bakre Parallex Bank Ltd, Engr Patrick Anegbe Ceo International Distilleries Ltd , Dr Alistair Shode Ceo Bentv London,, Captain Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo Of Qatar Airways, Asiwaju John Olumide Osunsina Ceo Megamound Investment Company, Ambassador Dr Kazeem Eletu Edibo, Hans Essadi of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Deputy Inspector General of Police Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, Aare Emmanuel Adetola King CEO Adron Homes and Properties Ltd, Mr Seleem Adegunwa of Rite Foods ltd, Mr Frank Le Bris, MD CEO Nigerite Ltd, Hon Ndudi Elumelu Minority Leader, Dr Oreitan Adigun
Presidency ( National Economic Council), Barrister Kolawole Samuel
MD, University Press Plc Mrs Funke Bucknor Obrurhe Ceo Sapphire Event,Engr Durodola Kuteyi CEO Spectranet Ltd, Her Grace Dr Yomi Sholoye of New Seraph Movement Church, Dr Tade Ogidan, Mrs Hajara Fola Adeola of Lotus Capita, Mayor Akinpelu, Tomi Some fun, Oyinye Ikenna Emeka, Zouera Youssoufou l among other dignitaries.
According to him, the essence of this Awards is to encourage them to do more and challenge others in their chosen careers despite what the country is being confronted with, particularly, in the areas of security and economy.
“I want to enjoin our patriots to ensure that they are goods model to upcoming youths in Nigeria and around the world,” he said.
He, however, reiterated his commitment to celebrate both the celebrated and uncelebrated heroes, stressing that the event is scheduled for 25th September, 2022 at the banquet hall of Tafawa Balewa Square, Victoria Island Lagos.