Mr. David Olalere Oyetunji, the Director , Finance and Accounts of the National Automotive Design and Development Council was awarded as AFRICA’S PATRIOTIC PERSONALITY of the Year in recognition of his remarkable strides in the Civil service, Selflessness, Patrotism and dedicated service to God Almighty, humanity and Africa.
Receiving the award , an overwhelmed Oyetunji said the award came as a suprise. He thanked the League of African Students for there good thougths, time and finding him deserving of the award.
His words: “I dedicate this award first to God, next to my parents, the NADDC board, the current Director General and Chief Executive, Jelani Aliyu MFR for his amiable and fantastic leadership contributions to the Council, the pioneer Chief Executive Alhaji Moshood Raji and all other past Chief Executives namely Engr Aminu Jalal, Engr Tinku, Engr Anthony Igwe and my colleagues”
“The award will make me to be more humble and equally give God more glory”. “Looking back at my life’s journey in last 59 years i can say that its been Gods grace all the way although there has been turbulence but God in his infinite mercies has seen me through”
Our reporter gathered that its been a harvest of awards for Mr. Oyetunji as the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) will tomorrow confer fellowship award to him. Furthermore, the NADDC Director will in October this year be conferred with the Honorary Doctoral Degree in Leadership from the Commonwealth University and London Graduate School.
NADDC Board Member, Engr. Bede Obayi, Director Research, Design & Development, Engr. Achiv Fidelis Mfewase, Director Testing and Standards, Engr Isah Lawrence Anthony, Deputy Director Procurement, Mr. Yusuf Adewale, HOD Audit Mr Langdi Mathias among other colleagues attended the award ceremony which took place at the council’s conference room.