25 Apr TENTH AWARD IN 8 MONTHS: OCI Foundation’s President honoured by the “Merit Time International” (23/4/2021)
FRIDAY, APRIL THE 23RD, 2021: The OCI Foundation’s President, Assoc. Prof. Chris Ifediora, has been honoured as an “Outstanding Entrepreneur Person of Repute”. This was by the Merit Time International of Nigeria, and marks the 10th award bestowed on Prof. Ifediora since August 2020. All the other awards are available HERE.
The award presentation was part of the event held by the body at the Nigerian National Award Merit House, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria, and included a public lecture with the theme, “Leadership and Service, the Humanitarian Way”.
Video: speeches during the award ceremony.
On ground to receive the award on behalf of Prof Ifediora was Dr Joe EZIECHILA, a high-ranking associate of the OCI Foundation. Dr Eziechila is also the current Clinical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja (FCT), Nigeria. He was accompanied by Mr Luter Ikyobo, the Foundation’s Social and Entertainment Liaison officer.
Merit Time International is a Nigerian-based media and humanitarian Organization, which organizes yearly national lectures to raise creative leaders and honour “spirited and hardworking Nigerians from the 36 states of the federation, who have distinguished themselves in areas of caring for the less privileged, leadership ingenuity, humanitarian services and community development”.
The OCI Foundation is very grateful to the management of Merit Time International, for deeming if fit for this year’s award.