The Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa has been honoured with the Man of the Year Award by an International Magazine, The Hero.
This is in recognition of Akinterinwa’s outstanding performance in office and valuable contribution to the development of the state.
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who was the special guest of honour at the occasion, reiterated his administration’s commitment to providing an enabling environment for the private sector to thrive.
Represented by the State Commissioner for Regional Integration and Diaspora Relations, Prince Adeboboye Ologbese, Akeredolu commended the organizers and congratulated the awardees for the honour bestowed on them.
He enjoined them to continue to engage in more developmental activities in the state that would complement his administration’s quest to providing greater dividends of democracy to the people of the state
Chairman of the occasion, Chief Ade Ojo, Chairman, Elizade group of companies, represented by Mr Kole Betiku, explained that the annual award will further encourage young men and women to put in their best, knowing very well that they are being monitored in their profession and areas of specialisation.
Presenting the award to Mr Akinterinwa, publisher of the Magazine, Dr. Sunday Akinbiola stressed that his professional acumen, political achievements and service to humanity distinguished him for the award.
Receiving the award, the Commissioner, appreciated the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for giving him the opportunity to serve in his Cabinet to contribute his expertise to the development of the state.