This is really awesome yesterday Friday, September 11th Forbes International presented an award of Excellence to Edo State Oil and Gas Mogul, Captain Hosa Okunbo.
Captain Hosa Okunbo alongside two other distinguished Nigerians were honoured with the 2020 Forbes Best of Africa award.
The three award recipients are leading lights in many respects and worthy to be Forbes Africa Honorees many times over.
Capt. Hosa Okunbo is already a multiple award winner in many spheres.
He began his career as a professional commercial pilot and then went into business in the oil and gas sector.
His business portfolio now spans Maritime Solutions, Real Estate, Construction, Hospitality, Aviation, Entertainment, Power, Telecommunications, Banking and Agriculture. He is a legend in philanthropy.
In Presenting the award H.E Mrs Olayinka Fayomi Chairman FIN, Foreign Investment Network spoke glowingly of Captain Hosa describing him as a pride to Edo State, Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
“Indeed you are more than deserving of this award and am sure all of you have watched the event today, you can hear the testimony of the former Minister of Industries……
We are really happy about the success you have made, you are an illustrious son of Edo State, you have made not only your state proud but also made Nigeria proud, am so happy that Mr President, himself acknowledges this award.”
Those were her words of appreciation in presenting the award.
Captain Hosa thanked Forbes for the award presentation and pledge to do more for humanity, the less privileged and the jobless people in the society.
Other honorees are Mahmood Ahmadu, Founder and Executive Chairman of Online Integrated Solutions Ltd. and Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan, Managing Director of First Bank Nigeria.