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LeadAwards2022: Ondo First Lady Betty Akeredolu, State Deputy Governor, Deji of Akure, Others To Attend

The organizers of Leadership Excellence And Dignity Awards, Project Lead Africa, have announced First Lady of Ondo State, Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu as Guest Speaker at the forthcoming 2022 edition. The event, which holds on November 27th at the Dome International Conference Center, Akure, is set to attract several dignitaries within and outside the State.

In a Statement signed by the Executive Director, Abiola Alaba Peters AAP, and posted on the official website of the organization, Mr Abiola said the choice of Her Excellency, Mrs Betty Akeredolu as guest speaker is informed by her achievements in the state and beyond, her ideology and vision which the organisation has found impressive.

In his words, “The organizers of 2022 Lead Awards is hereby using this opportunity to announce a dedicated, prominent and well respected Nigerian as guest speaker in the maiden edition of the 2022 Leadership Excellence And Dignity Awards.

The theme of the event is, Rewarding Tenacity. “Mrs Akeredolu is unapologetic about her love and passion for the younger generations especially her gender. Arabirin as we fondly call her is passionate about the welfare and development of her people so we can’t afford not to have such a unifier speak to us on the topic, Rewarding Tenacity: An Example for the Next Generation.

Other dignitaries that will be gracing the award ceremony include the Special Guest of Honor, His Excellency, Honorable Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Deputy Governor of Ondo State. Royal fathers of the day are His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr.) Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, Paramount Ruler, Deji of Akure Kingdom and His Royal Majesty, Oba Simeon Adedubaje Adeyefa, Elemure of Emure-Ile, among others. Nollywood Actor, Yomi Fabiyi; Singer, Jodie and Mr Nigeria International, Ajewole Emmanuel Odunnayo are also billed to perform at the event.

The key feature of this entire ceremony will be a celebration of various individuals who are proudly sons and daughters of the Sunshine State. There will also be music and comedy performances, alongside other forms of art. The evening shall commence with a black carpet media paparazzi at 2pm, followed by the main event at 3pm.


By Jennifer Ihuoma Abraham

Jennifer Abraham holds a bachelors degree in English Language and Literature and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education. She has practiced journalism since after her national youth service assignment in 1989 as an independent TV producer/presenter and magazine editor; focusing on entrepreneurship, personal and community/natural resources development. She has attended broadcasting courses sponsored by the United States Information Service and Science Reporting Workshops with the African Technology and Policy Studies Network. She is also a teacher, a preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ and has partnered with NGOs, Government Agencies and individuals to promote philanthropic causes.

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