Mike Adenuga; City People 2015 Man of the Year
Nigeria’s society magazine, City People, has conferred the 2015 ‘Man of the Year’ award on African entrepreneur, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., for his humanitarian activities and business prowess.
The award, which was presented by the magazine at the Mike Adenuga Towers, was received on behalf of Adenuga by Globacom’s Group Executive Director, Mrs. Bella Disu.
According to City People, Adenuga was considered for the award ahead of other eminent Nigerians such as the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega; and the immediate-past Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN).
The magazine, in a statement issued on Monday, further noted that the award was given to acknowledge Adenuga’s “silent philanthropic gestures across Nigeria and his leadership role in the business sector in Africa.”
City People, in Adenuga’s citation for the award, acknowledged that Adenuga had remained steadfast in giving to various charitable causes over the years, describing him as a “self-effacing philanthropist.”He called upon the authorities to prevail on members of the party to allow peace to reign.