ASKOMP Members Shine at KWACCIMA Business Award Night, Win Two Prestigious Awards

At the prestigious Kwara Business Award Night, held at the Kwara State Banquet Hall in Ilorin, two member-platforms of the Association of Kwara Online Media Practitioners (ASKOMP) received top honours. Informant247 and Royal Times were recognized for their exceptional performance in the Kwara commercial space, receiving the Award of Excellence and Recognition. The event, organized by the Kwara Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KWACCIMA), acknowledged the outstanding contributions of these platforms to the state’s business community.

The award night, according to the leadership of KWACCIMA, is established to recognise remarkable business owners and organisations in Kwara for their sustained commitment to excellence in enterprise.

According to Barr. Ronke Adeyemi, President of KWACCIMA, “The awards recognize private sector leaders who have made a profound impact on Kwara’s economy, driving growth through innovative entrepreneurship, creating new opportunities, and demonstrating visionary leadership and nationalistic spirit through their investments. These individuals have played a crucial role in enhancing Kwara’s global competitiveness, solidifying its position as a key player in the national economy.”

Salihu SholaTaofeek, publisher of Informant247, who spoke on behalf of his company and the other ASKOMP member, Royal Times thanked the organisers of the award night for finding ASKOMP Members worthy of the awards and promised that the association would continue to live up to its calling in all its operations.

“We are deeply humbled and honoured to receive the Award of Excellence and Recognition for our outstanding contributions to the Kwara business community. As online journalists and entrepreneurs, we have often been misunderstood as mere ‘busybodies’. However, this prestigious recognition validates our efforts to redefine online journalism and reinforces our commitment to maintaining the highest standards. This award serves as a testament to the impact of our work and motivates us to continue striving for excellence,” said Taofeek.

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