Diri, Tunji-Ojo, Esther, Odunbaku, others receive Triangle Media award in London 

The 2nd edition of Triangle Face of Africa award which took place in London Friday was graced by dignitaries from Nigeria and across the United Kingdom. 

Triangle Face of Africa Leadership Award is a yearly event that honours Nigerians and Africans that have positively impacted lives and also distinguished themselves in their areas of endeavours. 

While welcoming the honorees and guests to the event, the publisher of Triangle Magazine, Otunba Femi Salako thanked dignitaries and guests present at the event for honouring him with their valued presence. 

Otunba Salako stated that the yearly award was intended to celebrate the achievements of outstanding Nigerians and Africans that have made significant contributions to their communities and the world at large.

He added that the yearly award was a platform that would inspire Nigerians and Africans across the globe to strive towards excellence. 

Salako also described the topic of the event’s lecture as thought provoking and timely in view of the security challenges confronting Nigeria.

He, however, appreciated the two guest lecturers, Professor Ojo Emmanuel Ademola and Dr. Nathaniel Oyinloye for their robust intellectual contributions which made the lecture insightful and invaluable. 

“This award ceremony is not just about recognising individual achievements, but also about creating a platform to inspire others to strive for excellence. We aim to bring together leaders and change-makers from various fields to celebrate African excellence and promote unity and progress.”

He congratulated the honorees for their well deserved recognition and charged them to continually make impacts in their communities and the world at large. He also urged the guests and the honorees to celebrate the excellence inherent in Africa. He further urged Africans to inspire one another, and work together towards a brighter future for the African continent.

The 2024 event was spiced with a lecture titled, ‘Navigating Security Challenges in Nigeria: A Comprehensive Approach to Solutions’ was delivered by the duo of Professor Ojo Emmanuel Ademola and Dr. Nathaniel Oyinloye. 

Dignitaries honoured at the London event include Bayelsa state governor, Senator Duoye Diri, Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, General Overseer, Love of Christ Generation, Rev Esther Abimbola Ajayi, renowned clergy and All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Cardinal James Omolaja Odunmbaku (Baba Eto) and Chief of Staff to Lagos state, Tayo Ayinde. 

Other honorees include the Chief of Staff to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rev. Ijeoma Ajibade, the National Director for Safeguarding Church of England, Alexander Kubeyinje and the CEO of EB Properties, Sunday Aderibigbe, Mr Kayode Adegbite, Festus Akingbaso, Hon.Bamidele Salam and Abiola Oladapo and Olumide Tijani.

Guests at the event include the UK Mobility Security, Compliance Vice President of EMEA, Nicanor Chavez, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Duoye Diri, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, who represented the Bayelsa state governor, Chief Simi Odunmbaku, who represented her husband and the Lagos state Chief of Staff; son of the General Overseer of the Love of Christ Generation, Emmanuel Ajayi, publisher of African Briefing, John Offei-Ansah, and the magazine’s editor, Desmond Davies, clergymen amongst others.