Persecondnews.com, an online news medium, will honour Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holding, in Lagos on March 28, 2018.
A statement by Managing Director of Persecondnews.com, Mr. Femi Soneye, said the choice of Mr. Tony Elumelu was borne out of his quest to inspire and give African youths a sense of belonging through his Tony Elumelu Foundation.
According to him, “Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist and through his Tony Elumelu Foundation, the lives of many Africans have been changed positively.”
Vice President Yemi Osibajo, is expected to deliver the keynote address at the event.
Others expected at the event include Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma Egba, United States Ambassador, Stuart Symington, former Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Mr Emeka Mba, MD/CEO of Fideity Bank, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, MD/CEO UBA, Kennedy Uzoka, MD/CEO Unity Bank, Mrs Tomi Somefun, Dr Reuben Abati, MD/CEO Diamond Bank, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Bimbo Daramola.