Olori Janet Afolabi, CNN award winning journalist and Queen of Apomu Kingdom has emerged Most Outstanding Innovative Humanitarian Personality of the Year, at the 7th Prestige Excellence Award and Lecture.
The award was given to Olori Afolabi for the innovative nature of the financial aid she gives to indigent and vulnerable market women in Apomu, headquarters of Isokan local government area of Osun state.
Olori Afolabi is the first Royal Queen in Nigeria to come up with ” No Interest Loan For Rural Women”
Since 2020, Olori Afolabi has been assisting many women with no interest loan in order for them to expand their businesses or start new ones.
The financial aid began after Covid 19 lockdown when many businesses were devastated.
Olori Afolabi said she started the program as a simple act of kindness. ” But today it has become my flag ship project”
She dedicated the award to God for using her as a vessel to drive financial development in her community.
The award took place on November 12, at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The award is the brain child of Prestige News Online and Prestige International Magazine.It is dedicated to extol the virtue of hard work and uncommon achievements.
Wale Abiodun, Executive Director, Prestige Excellence Award and Lecture said the award is also aimed at celebrating and honouring deserving individuals, corporate bodies professional institutions that have made remarkable impact in the society.