In a statement made available to Prestige Online by organizers of the annual event, the tenth anniversary will parade and honour 50 Grassroot Personality of the Year. It was further disclosed that 20 notable professionals; 20 exemplary leadership; 10 corporate bodies and the regulars will be recognized and honoured at the anniversary.
Among the dignitaries expected at the event are Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Chief Host of the event and Executive Secretary of Ikeja Local Government Mr. Adekunle Dally, Co Host.
The Founder of Ikeja City Award and Host of the programme, Mr. Shola Olugbemiro further disclosed that the annual award has been celebrating achievers in various field of human endeavour but the tenth year anniversary will go further to celebrate and honour people that have contributed substantially to growth of their community at large in area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), humanitarian, employment and the regulars.
Among the personalities expected to be honoured as Community Friendly Personality of the Year are Dide Olu Falobi, Managing Director, Kriestal Laurel, Otunba Gani Adams of Odua Peoples Congress and General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA), Mr. Michael Kolawole Akindele.
The statement also added that popular musicians, Sir Shina Peters and Adewale Ayuba are gracing the occasin as Guest appearance.
Omooba Segun Adewale, CEO, 2/47 Communications Ltd is expected to be the Guest speaker while keynote address will be delivered by Barrister Monday Onyekachi Ubani.