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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Kunle Azeez wins Outstanding ICT Editor award @ADA 2017

The ICT Editor of the New Telegraph, Mr. Kunle Azeez has been adjudged by an independent panel of jury, as the Most Outstanding ICT Editor of the Year 2017 at this year's edition of the African Digital Awards (ADA), reports ITRealms.

The award, ITRealms gathered was after a thorough assessment of quality and depth of ICT reportage by ICT Editors across newspapers, to emerge at the event held at the Oriental Hotel, Lekii, Lagos.

ADA is a Pan-African awards that recognises outstanding contributions to the development of ICT industry.

Attended by the creme de la creme of the Nigeria's ICT Industry cutting across private and public sectors among whom were Hon. Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, President of the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Mr Olusola Teniola, representatives of NCC, Lagos and Kogi states, to name a few.

ITRealms also reports that other awardees include the NCC, MTN Nigeria, NigComSat, former ATCON President, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem; Abimbola Alale, CEO of NigComSat and her company and Funke Opeke of MainOne, among others.

Commenting on the award, Azeez dedicated it to his family and to the entire management of New Telegraph Newspaper for providing him the platform to contribute his quota to the development of the ICT ecosystem in Nigeria.

“I am humbled by this recognition and consider it a call to do more and most especially, I thank the organisers of the annual African Digital Awards for considering me worthy of this honour,” he said.


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Pix: Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, presenting the award to Kunle Azeez at the event.

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