Real Estate guru , Cheif Executive Officer of Labo Business Group , Olabisi Akanbi has been honoured for his support for youth development , talents in Nigeria.
Labo boss, who is at the top of affairs was recognized for his philanthropist and support for the creative industry and real estate maven in Nigeria.
Olabisi Akanbi was presented an award by
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and Congress of Nigerian Youth (CONYO) and the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) days back .
The award comes in annually. And one of the yardsticks is that Labo Entertainment boss signed musician Dotman whom he gave a new lease of life.
He had also made humanitarian interventions to mitigate the impact of COVID19 pandemic among slum-dwellers in Oworonshoki, Lagos as well as Nigerian creatives at Artiste Village, National Arts Theatre, Iganmu both in Lagos. Since 2004, he has helped anchor the career of artistes such as Konga, Sideone, Ecoman and Smapee respectively .
While making the presentation, Comrade Showunmi Emmanuel, The Zonal Treasurer of National Association of Nigeria Student, South West commended the award of service to the nation represented the voice of Nigerian youths. According to him, the award is presented “in recognition of your passionate professional capabilities, outstanding leadership acumen, commitment, integrity and professionalism, various youth empowerment programmes, extensive knowledge in job creation and employment and selfless service to humanity.”
Comrade Olasunkanmi Ijaduoye, President, National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) added that “The leadership award is conferred in recognition of your administrative and business acumen, your professional capabilities as well as your unrelenting commitment to youth developmental and philanthropic projects in the nation.
“Ijaduoye highlighted that through Labo Group, many jobs have been created and the contributions of Labo Group to the real estate, entertainment, automobile, public relations and other sectors cannot be underestimated. Through Labo Foundation, many people have been uplifted from extreme poverty and lack of basic needs. The NAPS leadership praised the young entrepreneur and achiever for his sagacity and benevolence towards humanity.”
In its commendation, Ambassador Abd’Mumeen Ibraheem, National Chairman, Congress of Nigerian Youth (CONYO) while presenting Icon of Excellence in Leadership Award and Certificate of Excellent Business Development singled out the awardees’ entrepreneurship skills. “Indeed, you have demonstrated unwavering commitment to the Nigerian economy and have become a reference for other indigenous companies.”
Describing his recognitions as a pat on the back, Olabisi Akanbi restated his commitment to continue to impart the society especially through Labo Foundation and Labo Entertainment. “At Labo Group, we have been going about our business without seeking praise of men. It is gratifying that youth organizations are taking note of our good work. As they say, the reward of work is more work and we promise to continue our interventions to help communities and groups.”