The award is 23rd Role Model Awards 2019 by Hallmarks of Labour Foundation.
The purpose of the Award is to celebrate Nigerians who have achieved Excellence and integrity and who have made value- added contributions to national development.
Those being honoured today are Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Honourable minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina President, African Development Bank, Honourable justice Clara Bata Ogunbiyi, Professor Anya Oko Anya, ,Emeritus Professor Nimi Briggs, Professor Idris Mohammed, Chairman of Channels, John Momoh, Professor Ishaq Oloyede of JAMB, Chief Ibukun Awosika.
It’s described as the most prestigious award because of the calibre of people being honoured.
The award is given to Nigerians who have made credible and selfless contributions to the nation.