The Corporate ascendency of Dr. Shade Okoya, the pretty, stylish and corporate Amazon wife of Lagos corporate Czar, Chief Razaq Okoya, received another boost recently in the global business circles.
Okoya, the University of Lagos Alumnus, who is well known to be a moving force in her husband’s expansive business empire, was honoured by the University of Ibadan Alumni Global Network on July 21, 2018.
Okoya was honored with the Inspiring Executive Woman of the Year Award at an extraordinary 70th Anniversary dinner reception held at the Dorchester Hotel, Mayfair, London in the United Kingdom.
To underscore the importance the award, the woman of means and uncommon corporate acumen was accompanied to the event by her husband, the billionaire business tycoon, Chief Razaq Akanni Okoya, and kids, who all attended the event looking stylish.
To reinforce the prestige and dignity the organizers attached to this award, the Inspiring Executive Woman of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Okoya by no less a personage than His Royal Highness, Sanusi Lamido, the Emir of Kano and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Dignitaries that witnessed this momentous occasion included Dr Walter Carrington, former US Ambassador to Nigeria; Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State; Adesola Adeduntan, CEO, First Bank Nigeria; George Oguntade, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom; Ambassador George Umo, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Vatican; Ambassador Mobolaji Ogundero, Deputy Ambassador to Germanyl Senator Kabiru Gaya; Senator Barau Jibrin; Chief and Mrs. Adebutu Kensington; Janis Kearney, former Director of Communication, White House; and Dr. Ola Akinboboye, third Cardiologist in the World.