Day Prof Ademola was celebrated for advancing technology, innovation

By Nudoiba Ojen

The recognition of Professor Ojo Emmanuel Ademola as the Outstanding Personality of the Year in Technology at a grand event came as appreciation and as well challenge to him to do more.

The event was the 4th Edition of the prestigious South West Advancement Award and Investment Summit.

The incredible achievement was celebrated at an exquisite event held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.

The event brought together esteemed technocrat political leaders and prominent personalities from diverse sectors, creating a truly exceptional gathering of influential figures.

The array of distinguished personalities in attendance included the revered Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi; media guru and former presidential adviser, Dr Reuben Abati; the Chairman of Ovation Media Group, Chief Dele Momodu; and various other notable dignitaries.

The annual award ceremony is dedicated to acknowledging individuals for their remarkable contributions, with a special focus on those making significant impacts within the South West region of Nigeria.

The recognition is a testament to Professor Ademola’s dedication and expertise in advancing technology, especially in Africa and Europe, particularly notable for his influential work in the United Kingdom.

The Director General of the Institute for Enterprise Management and Analytics, Dr Smith Raymond, commended Professor Ademola for the “well-deserved award”, acknowledging the professor’s unwavering commitment to technological progress.

Raymond emphasized the importance of Professor Ademola’s work and encouraged him to continue his outstanding efforts, highlighting that this honour serves as a motivating call to action in driving innovation further.

Although Professor Ademola was not physically present at the event, his representation by S.A. on Media, Babatunde Adekanmbi, conveyed the professor’s heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for the nomination and award. It was seen as an inspiration for Professor Ademola to continue his impactful work in technology.

The gathering highlighted the significance of Professor Ademola’s contributions and celebrated the collective achievements in advancing technology and innovation within the region.

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