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Okonjo-Iweala, Orazulike bag NACCIMA’s industry leaders awards


Eminent Nigerians gathered on Tuesday evening at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, as several industry leaders including World Trade Organisation (WTO) boss, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Dr. Nnaeto Orazulike of Genesis Group; and Bolanle Austen Peters were given awards for their transformational leadership in their respective fields.

The awards were organised by the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) as part of activities to commemorate its 60th anniversary. The icons were awarded for being thought leaders in their various industries.


Orazulike, who has played an exemplary role in the entertainment and hospitality sector, was presented with the Excellence Award for his contribution to the sector.

Other awardees include Grammy-winning artist, BurnaBoy, Amina Jane Mohammed, who received their awards virtually.

National President, NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu Aliyu, while commending the awardees noted that their invaluable dedication to Africa’s progress and service to humanity was the benchmark used for the awards. She especially praised the awardees in the entertainment and hospitality sector, where Orazulike, Austen Peters, and BurnaBoy are domiciled, for their significant growth in the sector.

Orazulike, while reacting to the reception, noted that he is open to raising the next generation to succeed and make an impact through his platforms. He also stated that the award would spur him and his group to continue to do more for the entertainment and hospitality sector.


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