A powerful team from Ovation Media Group on Friday September 15, 2017 paid a courtesy visit to Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.
The Ovation team led b8y the company’s Chairman/ Publisher Bashorun Dele Momodu included Prince Damola Aderemi (Director, Ovation International), Michael Effiong, (Editor, Ovation International), Segun Adebowale (GM, Ovation TV), Dele Salako, (Asst. Editor, Ovation International and The Boss),& Ohimai Godwin Amaize (Editor At-Large) and Dala Oruwari (Presenter, Ovation Tv) was received by His Excellency and some members of the State Executive Council.
In his remarks Governor Ambode praised Ovation Magazine for staying the course of celebrating Africa and Africans for over twenty years against all odds.
He stated that Lagos State was delighted to associate with the Ovation brand because it has helped to promote the unity of Nigeria and also brought to fore the best and the brightest Nigerians to an international audience.
He said that the Special Edition which captures the modest achievements of his administration, highlights the colour and glamour of Lagos and showcases the journey of the state in the last 50 years is a collector’s item that will be made available to hotels, institutions, Embassies etc.
Earlier in his remarks Ovation Publisher, Bashorun Dele Momodu praised the Governor for believing in the publication enough to endorse the Lagos@50 Special Edition.
Describing Governor Ambode as a humble and an unassuming achiever who had dymystified leadership and governance, Momodu stated that in so short a time the Governor has touched so many lives because of his hands-on approach to executing his programmes.
He stated that from their interactions ,Governor Ambode never sleeps which is an indication that he is very passionate about his assignment, and since the Ambode Administration is performing, Ovation had no choice but to take this excellent news to the world through the Special Edition.
Recounting his first encounter with then Candidate Ambode, through Idowu Ajanaku,the Ovation Publisher stated that that man he met then who was filled with ideas has kept his word of impacting lives and making Lagos far better than he met it.
He said what was featured in the magazine was just a few of the remarkable work Ambode and his Team have done in barely two years.
He prayed that God will guide and guard the Governor and shower him with wisdom to do more for the centre of excellence.