Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos, minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu and ten other outstanding players in Nigeria’s online space have won the maiden Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA).

Others who also won the award which will be conferred tomorrow, Friday, in Lagos, are Africa’s Serial Digital Entrepreneur, Mr. Leo Stan Ekeh; Akwa Ibom State, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Zenith bank, Fidelity bank, Access, Vanguard, The Guardian and Daily Trust.

According to a statement by the NiOMA Organizing Committee Chairman, Lanre Alabi, the event would feature a lecture aimed at critically X-raying topical ICT issues facing the Nigerian nation and highlight how the online revolution could be leveraged to leapfrog the country’s development by Leo Stan Ekeh.