Bullion Records CEO Ajadi bags ‘Award of Excellence’ at NIJ as Eedris, GyC light up students’ week

Bullion Records CEO Ajadi bags ‘Award of Excellence’ at NIJ as Eedris, GyC light up students’ week

CEO of Bullion Records, Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo, has been bestowed with the prestigious “Award of Excellence” by the Students Representative Council (SRC) of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ).

The accolade was presented during the Grand Finale of the annual Students’ Week, themed “LOUD AM”, held at NIJ’s Ogba campus on Saturday, June 29, 2024.

The event, which spanned six days of cultural showcases and talent exhibitions, culminated with the celebration of Ajadi’s contributions to both journalism and philanthropy.

Addressing the audience during the Awards Night, Ajadi expressed his gratitude, reflecting on his formative years at NIJ:

“I am deeply honored to receive this recognition from my alma mater. The journalistic education I received here has been instrumental in shaping my career across various fields, from journalism to entertainment; politics, and entrepreneurship. I remain committed to supporting the SRC and NIJ’s future endeavors,” Ajadi stated.

The President of the SRC, Awelewa Oluwatosin John, on his part, highlighted Ajadi’s longstanding support for the council, emphasizing that his supports are highly acknowledged.

Ambassador Ajadi has consistently supported our initiatives since his days as a student. His dedication to empowering young journalists and his philanthropic efforts are exemplary,” President Awelewa stated.

The evening was further enriched by performances from notable figures such as veteran musical icon Eedris AbdulKareem and rising star Kingsley Fortune, known as GyC, from Bullion Records.

GyC’s spirited performance of his latest single “Woman” captivated the audience, epitomizing the vibrant spirit of NIJ’s Students’ Week.

Among the distinguished guests in attendance were the Deputy Provost of NIJ, Dr. Boye Ola; Alhaji Ademola A.J. Otolowo, a prominent UK-based music promotion executive, and key figures from Bullion Records including the Managing Director, Mr. Elegbede Femi Ajibola; the Financial Director Comrade Kilamuwaye Badmus; the Marketing Head Mr. Gbenga Olaitan Awoeyo, and Hon. Kehinde Teluwo.

Other dignitaries that graced the event were the winners of the 2024 year’s beauty pageant which took place on the 27th of June,2024 at the school hall.
Mr. NIJ, Wisdom James Nkereumen; Miss NIJ, Comfort Udo Eder; Miss photogenic, Bankole Aminat; Mr photogenic, Benjamin Osemekhian; Miss Amity, Musa Joy Ali, and Mr Amity, Olooye Victor.

The “Award of Excellence” not only recognizes Ajadi’s achievements but also underscores NIJ’s commitment to honoring outstanding alumni who continue to make significant impacts in their respective fields.

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