Oluwole Kadelu | Ibadan
Student Media personality of Nigeria (SMPN) has hosted its award night of the year 2021.
The event took place virtually on the 30th, December 2021.
The award night is an event to celebrate outstanding members of the organization whose numerous contributions has moved the organization Apex.
The convener, Anthony Devoyce , Expressed his satisfaction in the Growth of the organization for the past five years of existence.
He also appreciated the team leaders of different chapters for the work well done and also charged them to keep the flag flying.
Devoyce showcased his interest in the minority chapters and promised his active participation in the subsequent year 2022.
“This coming new year we intend to set up the smpn podcast and also have our own you tube channel where we can showcase our creativity and talent”
“We also intend to have a media hub where we would be rendering paid media services and our members can be paid”
“We also intend to look more into the welfare of members
Through the creation of a scholarship scheme for indigent members”
“We also hope to debut the maiden edition of the smpn magazine as well as revive media workshops and other physical activities”, Devoyce narrated.
He also seek the cooperation of all members of the organization, to help reach out to notable personnel to help grow the organization.
“We desperately need the support of everyone..If you have contacts, connections that would be interested in keying into any of our programs for the new year please share with us, it could be anyone of resource interested In the development of SMPN as a whole feel free to reach out to any of the board members or your chapter excos. The growth of SMPN is everyone’s responsibility I am hoping to see students who are ready to give back to the organization next year”,Devoyce narrated.
Antony Devoyce, An on Air personality (OAP) at CoolwazobiaInfo, was rewarded with the first award of the night with an Award of recognition.
Obafemi Awolowo University chapter, won the chapter of the year award for the year 2021.
One of the winners of the night, Christabel Oragui,Unilag chapter, who Won the Oma Areh SMPN award for welfare of the year.
While speaking with NAIJALORD MEDIA, she expressed her excitement in the award claiming the award has fueled her media passion.
“ I am excited about this, i feel the award was well deserved, I put in the effort and got recognized,I am grateful for this platform,My excitement has intoxicated me to a point where I am almost incoherent, But winning this award has extensively fueled my passion” she said.
Odeyemi Oluwadamilare, better known has Omo iyalaje, also won the SMPN influential Male award of the year.
Other winners and sponsors include, Edwin EvbieTHE EDWIN EVBIE SMPN AWARD FOR…Best executive(KAMARA UGWUEKE),THE EDWIN EVBIE SMPN Leadership award(SOTUBO AYOMIDE),LEKAN OTUFODURIN (Media career development network), THE LEKAN OTUFODURIN SMPN AWARD FOR REVELATION of the year award(Precious Ewuji),Sultan greyTHE SULTAN GREY SMPN Award for excellence(Obega Favour),Ayodeji Rotinwa,THE AYODEJI ROTINWA SMPN AWARD FOR Most influential male(Odeyemi Oluwadamilare),THE AYODEJI ROTINWA SMPN AWARD FOR Most Influential female(Opeyemi Oluwatoni),Samuel AreoTHE SAMUEL AREO SMPN AWARD FOR Innovation award(Adeshina Aminat).
Several chapters were rewarded different outstanding with different notable sponsors, it includes Samuel AkintanTHE SAMUEL AKINTAN SMPN AWARD FOR Creativity award(Precious IBEH),Oma ArehTHE OMA AREH SMPN AWARD FOR Chapter of the year(SMPN OAU),THE OMA AREH SMPN AWARD FOR Selflessness( Ogunsanya Oladotun),THE OMA AREH SMPN AWARD FOR Welfare(Christabel Oragui),Moses Adikwu(Dapo King smpnite of the year award),Precious ewuji(Oma areh smpnite of the year award).
One of the nominees of the night, Ogunsola Oyinloluwa expressed his high level of excitement for the recognition given at the award and also congratulated the Award committee for a work well done.
HR, Host of the event, Blessing Alasa painted the night with awesome atmosphere with an outstanding balance to deliver the event.
Recall that she hosted the previous event for the year 2020, which was tagged the talk of the town.
The night consisted of 15 award winners with an outstanding, Highly competitive categories.