The 2019 Green Awards was certainly a success as there was an inflow of environmentalists from the geo-political zones of Nigeria and local weather activists from throughout Africa; Vanessa Nakate (Uganda), Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti (Kenya) and Adenike Oladosu (Nigeria).
In our midst was additionally; The First Woman of The Sunshine State, H.E Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, The Former First Woman of Oyo State, H.E Sarat Lam-Adesina, The Oyo State First Woman ably represented by The Deputy Governor’s Spouse, H.E Dr. Bola Olaniyan and The Consultant of The SSA SDGs to the President of Nigeria, Olufunlola Olaopa.
The Basic Supervisor, Barr. Adanna Kalejaye gave the opening speech as she talked concerning the actions of the inspiration and stated the Green Awards is to acknowledge people who are working in direction of not solely the preservation of the atmosphere but in addition the sustainability of the economic system generally and she or he urged the general public to at all times take into consideration the results of their actions as our man-made actions largely contributes to the degradation of the planet.
This years Green Grant/ Awards which is the primary within the historical past of Nigeria and Africa additionally featured the presentation of a number of awards to folks contributing positively to the atmosphere and agricultural sector. The Award classes and winners are;
- African Green Individual Award: Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti (Kenya)
- 2019 Green Feminine Award: Tolulope Aina of Tolulope Farms and Youth Advocates
- 2019 Beneath 40 Green Award: Adebola Sobanjo of Recycle Garb Hub Ltd
- 2019 Green Essay Competitors: Makuochukwu Iyke-Anungba of Louisville Women Excessive Faculty in Ogun State
The occasion was stuffed with varied performances comparable to music presentation by Sade Blaq, Dance look by the Cymbals, Spoken Phrases by Oyinkansola Sosanya and Comedy by Peteru.
The spouse of the Ondo State Governor, Her Excellency Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu throughout the programme additionally declared that via her basis; BE MORE, she has skilled over 1,00Zero women in Renewable Vitality.
The finale of the Award featured the announcement of the Green Grant Winner within the individual of Yetunde Fadeyi of Rees Africa who received this years Grant Prize of One Million Naira (N1.000.000.00).
The founder, Adetunji Lam-Adesina felt fulfilled by the turnout of individuals coming collectively from all walks of life; this proves that there’s an awakening of collective consciousness in direction of safeguarding our surroundings and selling a sustainable world.
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