IT NEWS NIGERIA:
The National Association of Nigerian Students, an
umbrella body of all higher institution’s students in Nigeria last
week declared the President and Chief Executive Officer of Medallion
Communications Limited, Engr. Ikechuckwu Nnamani 2018 ‘Man of the Year’.
the ‘Man of the Year’ award to Nnamani in a brief ceremony in Lagos, the Public
Relations Officer of NANS, Comrade Jeremiah Olatinwo said Nnamani, who is also
the first Vice President of the Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria was
painstakingly selected for the award owing to his effort in the development of
Communications Technology in Nigeria.
award, which NANS refers to as National Outstanding Leadership Award is in
recognition of Nnamani’s outstanding humanitarian service, unwavering
commitment to the yearning and aspiration of teeming Nigerians in the provision
of top notch, quality and copacetic services cum promoting professionalism and
excellent service delivery.
are here today to celebrate an accomplished and untiring entrepreneur, a
committed professional, a proudly Nigerian and a technocrat of administrative
distinction and sophistication, who has developed the Communications Technology
through Medallion Communications Limited,” Olatinwo said while presenting the
award, which he likened to the Ballor D’or in the football world to Nnamani.
reminded Nnamani that an award from students is not just an award, but a call
for more service to humanity and nation building, adding that available
information indicates that Medallion infrastructure has aided learning in
several higher institutions in the area of research and eLearning.
the award, a visibly surprised Nnamani revealed that the award means so much to
him, as he did not even in a dream world expect an award from the student
body. “This recognition means so much to me. I appreciate it mostly
because it is coming from the student body. What this also means to me is that
we are doing something good that is being noticed. We assure you that we will
continue to do our best to improve Communications Technology to boost the
Nigeria’s economy and learning in our higher institutions,” he assured.
advised the students to fight for the improvement of quality of education in
Nigeria, suggesting that the operation of the National Youth Service Corp
should be rejigged to post graduates to where they can be useful and gain
“The most important aspect of your life is when you are a student. You must get the minimum quality as a graduate. Don’t allow yourself to be used for political reasons,” he advised.