Foremost industrialist, entrepreneur and CEO of Success Keem Petroleum, Chief Tijani Akeem Adesola has bagged the highly revered Ogun Forward Movement (OFM) Achievement Award.
Chief Tijani Akeem Adesola, who is also the Asiwaju of Imeke Kingdom, a historic town in the heart of Badagry, expressed his profound appreciation as his award was handed over to him by a team of OFM officials who stormed one of his corporate office in Lagos on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Speaking with newsmen, who witnessed the ceremony, Asiwaju described the award as a great honour.
“I know this is one of the biggest youth movement in Nigeria today and I want to tell you that I appreciate this great honour; that is why I will be at the official inauguration of OFM anytime you call upon me,” Asiwaju told a delegation from Ogun Forward Movement, led by the Director of Media and Publicity, Seun Joseph at his Lagos home.
While congratulating OFM for the initiative, Chief Akeem again expressed his appreciation to the Board, management and practitioners who nominated him for the award for considering him for the OFM Achievement Award, stressing: “I truly cherish and appreciate the honour.”
Speaking earlier, OFM public secretary explained that the Achievement Award category was designed to “honour Nigerians, who had made landmark contributions to the promotion of core values of diligence, resilience, honesty, integrity and maximum impact in their areas of calling.”
He said OFM voted Chief Tijani Adesola, as a winner of the award, in recognition of his distinguished service to the national development and enviable track record, as a renowned businessman and petroleum czar.
Ogun Forward Movement aims to reawaken the giants in Nigerian youths and bring Nigerians, back to the drawing board and identify where we got it wrong, presents workable modalities to bring us in the right track and place us on the leading pedestal where we truly belong as a country.
“Today, Success Keem Petroleum has grown into a big oak, with a direct workforce of over 1, 000 Nigerians. It is currently one of the biggest homegrown outfits in Nigeria, with gigantic stations spread across Lagos State.
“Asiwaju also diversified into property business, building some of the most expansive estates
in the country.
His immense sterling contributions to the evolution of the nation’s industrial and economic development is worthy of commendation.
He is a deserving recipient of the 2018 edition of OFM Achievement Award.”