Proprietor and Managing Director/CEO of Caleb Group of Schools and Visitor to Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Dr Ola Adebogun, bagged the Pan-African Leadership Award from the Initiative for Positive Influence on African Youth yesterday 23rd July. The organisation, The Initiative for Positive Influence on African Youth which is based in Accra, Ghana, celebrated Dr. Adebogun for his “positive influence and inspiration” to youths in Africa.
The Initiative for Positive Influence on African Youth is a non-governmental initiative that aims at building Africa youth and sensitizes them towards socio-economic and political development as well as breeding up unity, equality and love within Africa.
Adebogun was honoured due to his immense contribution to nation-building, community development, effective service delivery to the good people of Nigeria and Africa at large. Previous recipient of the awards from the Initiative for Positive Influence in Africa Youth include Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, President Umar Al-Bashir, Dr Yashua Hamaza and Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.
The President of the Initiative, Mr, David Christoph represented Kwassi Austin, recently presented the award to the recipient on the campus of Caleb University. While presenting the award, Christoph said “Do your duties and history and history will do you good. Mahatma Gandhi may have aptly captured this epoch-making ceremony of conferring an honour on a distinguished public servant. When it comes to public service best practice, I’m talking about the remarkable Dr Oladega Adebogun, a rare gem, administrative icon, a true son of Africa”
The Vice Chancellor of Caleb University, Prof. Ayandiji Aina, Represented by Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie, received the award, on behalf of the visitor, in company with other principal officer of the University.