Edo Pride, a non-partisan platform promoted by Kazeem Bello-Osagie and launched to celebrate Edo State’s rich cultural heritage, the monarchies, traditional institutions and individuals that have distinguished and excelled in their various crafts and professions across the globe, has been enlisted as top brand to be recognised at the 4th edition of Best of Edo Award amongst other personalities.
What we cannot take away from the Edos is their grit, gumption and savvy in anything they set their minds on.
The highly anticipated 4th edition of the prestigious Best of Edo Awards 2021 is billed for Sunday 21st November 2021.
It promises all the pump, pageantry and royalty as the Best of Edo will be showcased.
The Best of Edo Awards is a celebration of distinguished Edo sons and daughters who have excelled in every aspect of human endeavour.
Walkfront African Network, organiser of the prestigious event, has rolled out some highly esteemed personalities amongst whom are Chief Sam Igbe, Late Sunny Okosun, Actress and movie Producer Mercy Aigbe, Amb. Efex Iyamu, Mrs Helen Eki Izore, comedian Edo pikin, Hon Madiba, Bar Samuel Ihensekhien, Edo Pride, Osarumwnse Iyamu, Greg, Itemisa, Engr. Kelvin Efe Iyamu, Sean Efosa, Joan Paul, Mosis Obakpolor, Esther Mohammed, Engr. Imuentinyan Phillipa Ehondor, Evang Gladys Ehis Ogbe, Lesley E. Jacobs, Mr. Wendy Uwadiae Imasuen, Prof Olalekan Ajibola, John Ehinome Osarodion Okoh and host of others.
Speaking at a press briefing, Paul Ofoni, President Walkfront African Network convener of the Best of Edo Awards event, expressed satisfaction at the level of preparations so far stating that this year’s event will leave a long lasting impression as preparations is on a high level.
Reacting to the nomination, the CEO Edo Pride, Kazeem Bello-Osagie, expressed satisfaction on the level of attention they have been able to attract to Edo people using the platform “Edo Pride” to discover, promote and celebrate Edo people with the slogan “EDO IS EDO” Mrs Eki Izore, CEO Ruruworld who also spoke from her office in benin thank the organizer for taking these steps to acknowledge Edo people home and abroad who are contributing to the development of the state and it’s people in one way or the other.
There will be great performances from both indigenous and contemporary artist.
We are using this medium to call on all Edo sons and daughters all over and corporate Organizations to support the brand and its objectives.
The event is expected to begin at 3pm with a red carpet interviews to be followed by presentation of awards to recipients at the Emporium Event Center JBS Estate off Sapele Road and Boundary Road, GRA Benin City.
We express our heart felt appreciation to Samuel Mac-Ebi Esq, Tony Tokunbo Fernandez, Kazeem Bello-Osagie, Mrs Silvia Edo, Andy Bello, Kevwe Modupe and Kacee, Philip Ogho, for their advisory role since the unveiling of the project.
Tsl Nigeria, Allan Poser Couture, Fekelus Fittings, kelcious design, Epp media house, E&J, KUFM, Chilister fashion, Tony Tokunbo Fernandez freedomonline news, WAP TV, Mat ice, amongst others are brands throwing their weight behind this laudable project.