A Nigerian and a contestant to the vacant Oluwo stool, Prince Adewale Akanbi, has bagged the Role Model and Achievers honour in the 2015 edition of the BLACK CANADIAN AWARD.
Prince Akanbi was presented with the award at a colourful ceremony that took place on Sunday at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, down town Toronto, Canada.
Those honoured with the Role Models and Achievers at the Black Canadian Awards are individuals whose deeds and lifestyles have been sources of inspiration and encouragement to others in the society.
A great inventor and founder of the Black Canadian Awards, Paul Ade, at the event said: “These achievers are continuously committed to the advancement of our community and to making Canada a multicultural haven.”
Other Nigerian nominees for different categories at the award include popular Nigerian singers; Yemi Alade, Davido and Oritsefemi in the entertainment category but they did not win.
The Black Canadian Award is the highest honour for the Blacks in Canada.
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