By Innocent Orok
Maritime Media Limited, the publishers of Shipping World Magazine is set again to honour outstanding Nigerians who have proven their worth in their various fields of endeavours.
According to a statement by the publisher of Shipping World Magazine, Elder Asu Beks , the eleven outstanding Nigerians were selected through a pool of million other Nigerians across various fields of business, politics and administration.
Asu Beks said the 2020 Awards winch is tagged “Shipping World Magazine Awards 2020” is to celebrate and recognise outstanding Nigerians for their immense contributions to the Country’s development.
The eleven awardees are:
Barrister Allen Onyema , Chairman of Airpeace airline as Shipping World Man of the Year , Dr. Taiwo Afolabi , Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group as Most Outstanding Maritime CEO , Dame Julie Okah -Donli – NAPTIP – Most Outstanding CEO – Government Parastatal , Dr Chidozie Nwankwo – Best Entrepreneur of the Year ,Captain Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation -Most Outstanding Cabinet Minister .
Others are Dr. Vicky Haastrup , Chairman, ENL Consortium, Outstanding Visionary Port Administrator, Hajia Lami Tumaka -Iconic Global PR Brand, Chief Michael Onuoha – Most Innovative Brand CEO, Hon. Iju Tony Nwabunike , National President, ANLCA – Freight Forwarder of the Decade , Bashir Jamoh , Executive Director, Finance and Administration, NIMASA- Most Outstanding Public Servant and Prof. Maureen Etebu, Vice Chancellor, Nigerian Maritime University as Most Outstanding University Administrator.
The award ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday April 17th, 2020 at the Balmoral Convention Centre,Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos State.