MEDIA ROLE MODELS, EGBEMODE, ANIAGWU AND AKOSILE GET TREK AFRICA AWARDS 2020
By Yomi Oyelami, Trek Africa Newspaper
L-R: Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State, Honourable Mrs. Funke Egbemode; Commissioner for Information in Delta State, Mr. Charles Aniagwu and Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile
The trio of Honourable Mrs. Funke Egbemode, Mr. Charles Aniagwu and Mr. Gboyega Akosile are worthy honorees at the Trek Africa National Discourse and Awards 2020. The honors which will be done on Sunday, 22nd November 2020 at the prestigious Golden Gate, Lagos is in recognition of their exemplary leadership style, excellent information delivery and the admirable public relations for the governments of the respective states where they serve.
While Mrs. Funke Egbemode is the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun state, Mr. Charles Aniagwu is the Commissioner for Information in Delta state, and Mr. Gboyega Akosile is the Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu.
The trio has shined the light for the media and public relations sphere and demonstrated capability for the young in the profession who look up to them. It should be recalled that Mrs. Funke Egbemode had previously served as the former Managing Director of New Telegraph Newspaper and former President of Editors Guild, Mr. Charles Aniagwu as former Chief Press Secretary to Gov. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, and Mr. Gboyega Akosile was a seasoned journalist on many media platforms.
TAND 2020 promises to be a gathering of media bigwigs as the highly-engaging national discourse would be anchored by multi-award winning journalist and Group Head, Current and Public Affairs of TVC, Mr. Babajide Kolade Otitoju who is reputed to be the brain behind the popular sociopolitical TVC’s Journalists’ Hang-Out.
In a brief chat with Newsmen in Lagos, the Project director, Trek Africa National Discourse and Awards, Oki Samson stated that, “The event is expected to be in a class of its own as eminent Nigerians, captain of Industries, government functionaries, entrepreneurs and members of the Press would be in attendance”, billed to hold at the prestigious Golden Gate, Ikoyi in Lagos.
The Trek Africa Awards 2020 Criteria focus largely on Personality, Leadership style, Uncommon Patriotism, Entrepreneurship, Level of Success recorded and Degree of Societal Impact.