The Managing Director/CEO of Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO), Mr. Basil Agboarumi has won the Bob Ogbuagu Leadership Award of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Lagos State Chapter.
The award named after late Chief Bob Ogbuagu who was one of the founding fathers of the media profession in Nigeria was presented Mr. Basil Agboarumi in recognition of his positive contributions to the Public Relations profession and for inspiring young practitioners in the country through his leadership and professionalism in the communications sector.
The award was presented to Agboarumi at the 2019 Lagos PR Industry Gala and Awards (LaPRIGA) organized by the Lagos State chapter at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos.
While accepting the award, the SAHCO MD appreciated the organisers and the Lagos chapter of NIPR for counting him worthy of honour and recognising his efforts at projecting the practice.
He promised to continue to do more to uphold the tenet and principles of Public Relations practice in the country so as to inspire more people.
Agboarumi is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD Nigeria), a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (FNIPR), an Associate Member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (arpa), and an Aluminous of the Pan-Atlantic University.