All is now set for the 5th edition of the annual Nigeria Impact Awards (NIA) as partners, nominees, sponsors as well as expectant guests look forward to the Sunday, November 27, 2016 event.
According to the coordinator, Emeka Nwaneri, the awards ceremony will ‘shake Lagos’.
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole, is expected to be the special guest speaker and will discuss ‘EXECUTIVE-LEGISLATIVE MUTUAL RELATIONS – Panacea for nation’s development’.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, will serve as the chief host while the current Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, will be the special guest of honour.
Also expected at the award ceremony are Sokoto State Governor, Mallam Aminu Tambuwal, Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Speaker of Katsina House of Assembly and six members of the National Assembly.
From the social and business scenes, the likes of Chief (Mrs.) Sade Okoya, Princess Toyin Kolade, Ogun State Head of Service, Elder Sola Adeyemi and many other society bigwigs will equally be there.
The event hosts are comedian MC Ajele and sultry Nollyywood actress, Doris Simeon. The event holds at R&A City Hotels, on Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, with the red carpet and cocktail party beginning by 2pm.