Odu’a Group Chairman, Otunba Ashiru Receives Prestigious Leadership Award
…As Ogun Gov. Abiodun Hails Him for Outstanding Contributions.
Odu’a Investment Company Limited Group Chairman, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru has been honoured with an Award of Excellence by the Centre for Values in Leadership, (CVL)
The prestigious award was in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the private and public sectors of the nation’s economy.
CVL initiated the Leader Without Title leadership award to honour outstanding sector leaders for their special contributions in their chosen fields.
L-R Chief Dr. Mrs. Onikepo Akande, OON, CON, former Minister for Industry, Asiwaju Dr. Michael Olawale-Cole, President, LCCI and Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, Odu’a Group Chairman receiving the CVL award of Excellence
Congratulating Otunba Ashiru, the Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun described it as well deserved by the Group Chairman of Odu’a Investment Company Limited.
Gov Abiodun emphasised that Otunba Bimbo Ashiru has fostered interstate commerce and economic growth and that he resonates with the government’s vision for a progressive and inclusive Ogun state.
“I extend my warmest congratulations to you on your recognition as a distinguished Honouree at the Leader Without Tittle, (LWT) Tribute Colloquium. Your exceptional contributions as a former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in Ogun state and your current role as Chairman of Odu’a Investment Company Limited stand as a testament to your unwavering commitment to excellence and leadership”, he said.
Gov Abiodun added, “Your legacy, marked by selfless service, hard work, integrity, and gender inclusiveness, serves as a guiding light for aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs.
L-R: Mr Abdulrahman Yinusa, Odu’a Group Chief Financial Officer, Chief Dr (Mrs) Onikepo Akande, Asiwaju Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, President LCCI, Odu’a Group Chairman, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, Otunba (Mrs) Adebola Osibogun and Mrs Folusho Olaniyan,OON, at Otunba Ashiru’s CVL award recognition in Lagos recently
Odua Investment Company Limited Group Managing Director/ CEO, Mr. Adewale Raji in a congratulatory message on behalf of the conglomerate described the honour on Otunba Ashiru as a testament to his “tenacity, hard work, passion and remarkable contributions and commitment to the growth, profitability, and sustainability of Odu’a Investment Company Limited (OICL) in particular and the socio – development of Nigeria in general”.
” Your efficient leadership and drive with Odua Board towards the attainment of shareholder’s mandate to make OICL” the engine room for the economic development of the South West has brought about positive changes in the repositioning of OICL on the trajectory of being a World class conglomerate”, he said
The GMD added, “As a boardroom player, you maintained team spirit among your colleagues that has helped in no measure in the company’s new business initiatives. Your oversight of the company has helped in upholding the principle of corporate governance and best practices in safeguarding the interest of stakeholders “.