The corporate ascendency of Chief (Dr.) Mrs. Sade Okoya, the dazzling, pretty, stylish and corporate Amazon wife of multibillionaire industrialist and corporate czar, Aare Razaq Akanni Okoya, received a big boost recently in the global business circles.
Enterprising Sade Okoya, a University of Lagos alumnus, who is well-known as the moving force in her husband’s expansive business empire, was honored by the UK Branch of University of Ibadan Alumni Global Network, on Saturday 21st of July, 2018. She was meritoriously honored with the Inspiring Executive Woman of the Year Award at an extraordinary 70th Anniversary dinner reception held at the Dorchester Hotel, Mayfair, London, in the United Kingdom. To underscore the importance of this award, elegant woman of means and uncommon corporate acumen was accompanied to the event by her doting husband, Chief Razaq Akanni Okoya, and their children, who all turned out in their stylish attires to identify with their mom who made them proud. To reinforce the prestige and dignity the organizers attached to this award, it was to the recipient by no less a personage than His Royal Highness, Emir Sanusi Lamido, the Emir of Kano and former Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank. Dignitaries at the epoch-making event included: Dr Walter Carrington, former US Ambassador to Nigeria, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan MD/CEO, First Bank Nigeria Plc, Amb. George Oguntade, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the UK, Amb. George Umo, Nigeria’s Ambassador to The Vatican, Amb. Mobolaji Ogundero, Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador to Germany, Senator Kabiru Gaya, Senator Barau Jibrin, Chief and Chief (Mrs.) Kessington Adebutu, Mrs, Janis Kearney, former Director of Communication, White House, Dr. Ola Akinboboye, the third-ever specialist cardiologist in the world, and many more too numerous to mention.