HONOURING Nigerians who have made a positive impact on the nation is the Outstanding Personalities and Recognition Awards, (OPRA) 2013, which holds today at Neca House, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
Put together by Bolergy Productions, in conjunction with B&L Image Concepts Limited, London, and supported by the Lagos State Government, those to be awarded, according to Mr. Bolaji Bello, the Chief Executive Officer of Bolergy Productions, include Otunba Olajuwon Okubena, the Managing Director of Health Forever Product Limited, Lagos; Hon. Funmi Tejuosho, Chief Laide Fowosere, the Chairman of Nucleus Group of Companies; Otunba Gani Adams, the National Co-ordinator of Oodua People’s Congress, (OPC); Hon.Adesoji Akanbi, the Chairman of Libra Gold Group; Giwa Wale Abdul, Alhaji Olanrewaju Mohammed, Chairman, Lamex Group of Companies; Chief (Mrs.) Toyin Atobatele, Ogun State Deputy Commissioner of Police, (DCP) Abdulmajid Ali; Alhaji Abdulrasak Abdullahi, Chairman, Corporate Pictures Limited; Alhaji Bola Azeez, Chairman, Bolamark Engineering Limited, Zaaki Azzay, among others.
Bello revealed that a committee chose those to be honoured in view of their immense contributions to the development of the country in different spheres of life. “These notable personalities, over time, have proved to be of immense value to the country, and have striven to develop different sectors by contributing their quotas; and OPRA, in line with the vision of its organisers, will duly bestow awards on them, in order to encourage them to do more,” Bello said.
The event will feature music performances by star artistes, including Wasiu Alabi Pasuma.