Odu’a Investment Company Limited Group Chairman, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru has been honoured with an award of Excellence by the Centre for Values in Leadership, (CVL)
The award is in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the private and Public sector of the Nigeria Economy
CVL initiated the Leader Without Title leadership award to honour outstanding sector leaders for their special contributions in their chosen field.
Congratulating Otunba Ashiru on the honor by CVL, the Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun described it as well deserved by the Group Chairman of Odu’a Investment Company Limited.
Gov Abiodun emphasized that Otunba Bimbo Ashiru is committed to fostering interstate commerce and economic growth and that he is resonated with his government vision for a progressive and inclusive Ogun state.
“I extend my warmest congratulations on being recognized as a distinguished Honouree at the Leader Without Tittle, (LWT) Tribute Colloquium. Your exceptional contributions as a former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in Ogun state and your current role as Chairman of Odu’a Investment Company Limited, stands as testament to your unwavering commitment to excellence and leadership.” He said.
Gov Abiodun added, “Your legacy, marked by selfless service, hard work, integrity and gender inclusiveness serves as a guiding light for aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs.”
Odua Investment Company Limited Group Managing Director/ CEO, Mr Adewale Raji in a congratulatory message on behalf of the conglomerate described the honor on Otunba Ashiru as a testament of his “tenacity, hard work, passion and remarkable contributions and commitment to the growth, profitability and sustainability of Odu’a Investment Company Limited (OICL) in particular and the socio – development of Nigeria in general.”
“Your efficient leadership and drive with Odua Board towards attainment of shareholders mandate to make OICL ” the engine room for the economic development of the South West has brought about positive changes in the repositioning of OICL on the trajectory of being a World class conglomerate.” He said.
The GMD added, “As a board room player, you maintained team spirit among your colleagues that has helped in no measure in the company’s new business initiatives. Your oversight of the company has helped in upholding the principle of corporate governance and best practice in safeguarding the interest of stakeholders.”