Made-In-Ikorodu Business Awards Hold Today
-Sets to unveil Ikorodu Oga TV
The management of the foremost online community radio, Ikorodu Oga Radio, has announced that the maiden edition of its Made-in-Ikorodu Business Award will hold on Friday, July 14, 2017.
According to the organizers, the award is scheduled to hold at the Elite Event Centre, off Lagos Road,Ikorodu.Also,the event will witness the unveiling of Ikorodu Oga Television, another innovation from the media outfit.
A release signed by the Omo ‘ba Peju Akinyemi, Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Ikorodu Oga Radio,states that “Made-in-Ikorodu Business Awards is meant to showcase leading Ikorodu based small and medium scale enterprises. This is with a view to celebrating some outstanding Ikorodu brands for contributing to the economic development of Ikorodu division.”
“The event would also doubled as the first anniversary celebration of Ikorodu Oga Radio and the unveiling of Ikorodu Oga TV, another innovative community media platform from the stable of the media firm”, the release stated.
The release further states that, “The Made-in-Ikorodu Business Awards is organized to stimulate mutually beneficial business relationship among SMEs, MSMEs and global brands doing business in the division.”
Recalling that residents had voted for their preferred business brands in a keenly contested SMS voting across various sectors for a period of two weeks in April 2017, the release states that winners of the various award categories have since been kept under wrap by organizers of the award.
The award dinner will be chaired by Mr Fola Tinubu, MD / CEO, Primero Transport Services Ltd, operators of the Blue BRT buses while other special guests at the event include, Hon Babajimi Benson,Member, Federal House of Representatives, Hon SOB Agunbiade,Majority Leader and Lawmaker representing Ikorodu Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, his colleague representing Ikorodu Constituency II, Hon N.S Sholaja and the Honourabe Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives in Lagos State, Hon Rotimi Ogunleye who will be delivering a keynote address at the event.
Other dignitaries expected at the award dinner include the newly elected Chairman of Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS), Alhaji Ganiu Abiru and a former State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Primate Charles Odugbesi.