Bayero Agabi Honoured With Excellence Service Award
West Africa’s foremost ICT broadcast journalist Bayero Agabi has bagged the Eko Lions Club Excellence Service Award for his positive contribution to societal upliftment and humanitarian service. The Secretary of Eko Lions Club Mr. Adeola Lawal made the presentation to Dr Bayero Agabi at the headquarters of Transatlantic Media Company, Ikeja, Lagos.
According to Lawal Adeola, the award was in recognition of Dr Agabi’s consistent positive contribution to the development of the ICT industry, youth capacity building, promotion of innovation and the Nigerian society at large. “ We feel a sense of appreciation for your invaluable contribution to the wellbeing of society and the humane disposition you have demonstrated towards the good of the community in general, your impact via media ecosystem has not gone unnoticed” he stated. He commended Dr Agabi for his consistent support to the Eko Lions Club which has facilitated the work of the club in many respects.
Lions Club International is a global association of individuals who come together to solve problems in order to make communities better. They provide help where it is needed with integrity and energy. There are 46,000 Lions clubs around the world and over 1.4 million members; making it the world’s largest service club organization.
Adeola while further expressing the Clubs’s delight and appreciation to Bayero Agabi observed that of the few select honourees, Agabi was the only media personality to be so recognized hence the association made it a point of duty to make a presentation of the award.
In his remark, Bayero Agabi expressed deep sense of appreciation to the Club for the honour done him, the multiple award winning ICT broadcaster said the recognition was only a further challenge to him to redouble his efforts towards a better Nigerian society. “I like to dedicate the award to the less privileged in our society and to my colleagues at Transatlantic Media Company who without their support I may not have been able to attract such honour” observed. He said he was especially grateful given that the recognition was not from his core constituency of the media or information communications industry. He further expressed his commitment to the club in promoting its aims and objectives. The Eko Lions Club, Excellence Service award is a yearly award given to individuals who have positively impacted their community.