The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure in
Lagos State, Hon. Obafemi Hamzat, is
among achievers listed to be honoured at the forthcoming second edition of
Outstanding Personalities Recognition Awards (OPRA).
Aside Hamzat, also on the list of this year’s event
aptly tagged OPRA 2014, are
personalities that have brought laurels through services that help in the
betterment of the society. They include the former Commissioner for the
Environment in Lagos State ( Now the legal adviser to APC), Dr. Muiz
Adeyemi Banire; Iyalaje of Apapa, Chief (Mrs.) Toyin Kolade, and many
Alhaji Bolaji Bello, Chief Executive Officer of Bolergy Productions, who is
the chief organizer of the annual event, said, the aim of the awards
is to recognize performance and excellence in recipients who have served impressively
toward the development of Nigeria’s economy and the society in general.
“Those we celebrate every year are people and organizations
that we consider magician performers in their various fields of endeavour; those who have contributed and still contributing
immensely to the development of the society, economy and human race. Our focus
are the different sectors of the larger society, from the
entertainment industry, politics, society, media, religious and the corporate
world”, stated Bolaji.
The event is slated to hold on Saturday, 13th of September, 2014, at NECA Hall, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, with Fuji music star and a member of the OPRA Board, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, on the bandstand.