The League of African Development Students has inducted philanthropist, and Founder, Esso Properties Limited, Mr Smith Ezenagu, into its hall of fame.
The induction which took place on Monday at the headquarters of Esso Properties Limited in Awoyaya, also saw Ezeguna bag two other awards, Corporate Endorsement Merit Award and Africa’s Patriotic Personality of the Year award, according to a statement issued by Esso.
While presenting one of the awards, Tankou Patrick, who is from Cameroun and also the President of Delegates of LEADS Africa League, said Ezenagu was inducted into the body’s hall of fame because he had been consistent and dedicated.
He said, “In terms of proficiency in corporate leadership, and other assignments/ideas generation and implementation, Ezenagu has proven to be sagacious, ingenious.
“His unparalleled commitment to 21st Century compliant leadership, philanthropy, community development and public service are the most important pathway to achieving the Africa Vision 2063.”
He explained that Africa was reaping the dividends of his dedication, brilliance and effectiveness as a top-notch patriotic developer.
While responding, the awardee said he was always dedicated and focused and advised youths to imbibe those virtues, adding they would always excel in their areas of endeavor.
Ezenagu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Ecole Superieure Sainte Felicite Univerity, Cotonou in the Republic of Benin and a Master of Business Administration from the Rome Business School Lagos.
He has also founded the Esso Properties Academy, a real estate training institute.
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