Ibukun Jegede, a former British-Nigerian model has been selected as one of the top 100 Outstanding and Influential Nigerians in the UK.
Mr Jegede, who is the CEO of Aniibol Consulting Group, will receive the award at the Nigerian Centenary Awards UK on 27th June 2014 at the Waltham Forest Town Hall, London.
He has been selected under the Youth Ambassador category. The award recognises his entrepreneurial spirit and activities to encourage British-Nigerian youth to be entrepreneurs and avoid gang culture.
Mr Jegede holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Entrepreneurship eBusiness and is currently a PhD Candidate.
Some of the dignitaries to attend the Nigerian Centenary Awards UK will include the first Black Mayor of Waltham Forest Councillor Anna Mbachu, International motivational speaker Dayo Olomu, and Hon Abike Dabiri- Eruwa, member of the Nigeria Federal House of Representatives.