For his distinct contribution to his home state in tourism and hospitality couple with his contribution towards development of entertainment industry in Nigeria, Asiwaju Benson Akindeju, AK MEDIA boss has been awarded and named as one of 40 ICONS IN ONDO STATE.
As Ondo state celebrated her 40 years existence in Nigeria as a state, selected indigenes that have carve a niche for themselves in their various callings were given outstanding awards for their contributions to the state and Nigeria at large.AKINDEJU was awarded as The Big Marketer. The event that drew crème de crème especially Ondo state indigenes was organized by TELL Communication Ltd.
Asiwaju Benson Akindeju, MD\CEO of AK Media Concepts, a television drama production company was awarded for his contribution in tourism in his home state Ondo. He’s also awarded basically on his contribution to the development of entertainment industry.
It could be recalled thatAsiwaju has his hotel and hospitality business with the name Big Soul Hotel & Garden situated in his home town, Igbotako Ondo state. Also to his name, he’s the Executive producer of many award winning programmes,Family Ties; Face2Face, Nowhere to be found; Muziq&Moore; Liberty Villa; OYINMOMO on Africa Magic and Orisun Startimes and many more.
Others that were named as ICON and given award to are as follows; His Excellency Dr. Rahman Olusegun Mimiko; Oba Frederick Akinruntan, The Olugbo of Ugbo land, Mrs. Olajumoke Anifowose; Chief Olusola Oke; Rt. Hon. Olajumoke Akindele, first female speaker in Ondo; Pastor T.B Joshua and many and others.