SMPN award night 2020 is said to be the talk of the town,the award night virtually kick started on Saturday,awarding excellence amongst the chapters,the event was themed “Celebrating Excellence Within”
The award celebration was agog by members from the 12 institution chapters of SMPN of which the glamour and colorful effect given to the event can never be overestimated.
Award Winners Goes as Follows:
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- SMPN Award of Excellence – Susan Uko Lily.
- SMPN Selflessness Award – Moses Adikwu (Team Leader, Unijos Chapter).
- SMPN Welfare Award – Deborah Yunana (Welfare Secretary, Unijos Chapter).
- SMPN Best 11 Leaders –
- Ayomide sotubo- Director, Smpn Lasu.
- Faithella Agunloye-co team leader Fuoye.
- Moses Adikwu- Team Leader Unijos.
- Bello Oladele- Team Leader Fuoye.
- Wisdom Oyedotun- Team Lead OAU.
- Anu Onabolu- Chief Editor, Crawford.
- Obega Favour- National Media Team.
8 Osare Ogbeide- National Media Team.
9 Blessing Alasa- HR, SMPN.
10 Tolu Egun – Media Director, SMPN.
- Susan Uko Lily -Vice Chairman, SMPN National Council.
- SMPN Special Recognition – Anthony Dimnwaka (Devoyce), Convener, SMPN.
- Leadership Award of Excellence – Ayomide Sotubo (Director, SMPN LASU).
- SMPN Rising Star Award – Tolulope Egun (Director, SMPN.
- SMPN Creativity Award – Wisdom Oyedotun (Team Leader, SMPN OAU.
- SMPN Innovation Award – Olabode Olufemi (SMPN OAU.
- SMPN Chapter of The Year – SMPN LASU.
While delivering his opening Address, the sponsor of the SMPN AWARDS 2020, Mr. Ohimai Godwin Ohiaze reminisced how he joined various press groups when he was observing his varsity education at the University of Ibadan. He further maintained that he get to know about SMPN through the Convener, Mr. Anthony Dimnwaka popularly known as Devoyce, an OAP and presenter on 32FM Radio Network.
In his Welcome Remarks, the founder and convener of Student Media Personalities of Nigeria, Mr. Anthony Dimnwaka described the Award Night as a great and special occasion for himself and all members of the association.
He reiterated the fact that the insurgence of the Coronavirus disease has really done more good than bad adding that the association still tried to do excellently virtually despite the virus’ restriction.
He further extend his profound appreciation to all members, Executives, Board of Directors and everyone who have contributed their quota and sleepless night towards the development of the association.
He also draw the attendees attention down to when he had the dream to form the organization when he was still an undergraduate at the premier University of Ibadan of which he send his special greetings to his friend, Paul Alasiri for the usual supporters and advise.
He congratulated the winners for the job well done as he enjoined them to be more productive and effective in subsequent years.
The KeyNote Speaker, Mr. Lekan Otufodinrin in his keynote address titled “How To Effectively Leverage On Media To Be A Star” maintained that becoming a star is desirable but it takes hard work and lots of discipline not to be complacent or loose one’s head when it matters most.
He added that in order to leverage effectively on the media, One need to be knowledgeable in whatever area of expertise she’s known for adding that being knowledgeable is what will justify being a star which the media will promote the person for.
Chairman of the Award Committee, Mr. Damilola Dixon in his remark appreciate members and stakeholders of the association for showing great courage not minding the storm that came with tje year 2020 adding that they all contributed to the success of SMPN, and that’s why they have to be celebrated.
Mr. Damilola who was ably represented by a member of the Award Commitee and the Human Resources Director of the organization, Miss. Blessing Alasa appreciated all members of the commitee for the hard work and effort put into the virtual award.
He as well appreciate the Convener, KeyNote speaker, Mr. Lekan Otufodinrin, Mr. Godwin Ohimai, Staff Adviser Mr. Olugbade Damilola, Radio OAP, Paul Alasiri and the host of others.
The Award night is said to be the talk of the town amongst the chapters of the The great SMPN network.