Saturday, March 01, 2014

Adenuga gets centenary award for entrepreneurship

Dr. Adenuga Jnr

Chairman of Nigeria's national telecoms operator, Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr (GCON), has been honoured by the Federal Government of Nigeria for entrepreneurial excellence.

Dr. Adenuga was bestowed with the award in the category of ‘Accomplished Contemporary Entrepreneurs’ on Friday night at the grand finale of the celebrations of the centenary anniversary organized to mark 100 years of the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria.

The Federal Government described Adenuga as a distinguished entrepreneur and renowned employer of labour in Nigeria.

Ninety nine other eminent Nigerians were honored at the event in various categories ranging from "Contributors to the Making of Nigeria" to "Heroes of the Struggle for Nigeria's Independence/Pioneer Political leaders", "Pioneers in Professional Callings/Careers", "Pioneers in Commerce and Industry", "Promoters of Democracy in Nigeria", "Heroes in Global Sports Competition", "Accomplished Pioneer Public Servants", "Accomplished Contemporary Entrepreneurs", "Distinguished Academics", "Internationally  Acclaimed Artists, Literary Icons and Journalists", "Outstanding Bravery and Public Spiritedness", "Outstanding Promoters of Unity, Patriotism and National Development" and "Exemplary Service in the Promotion of Peace and Moral Excellence".

The awardees were officially given their awards at the Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja. 

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