The much expected launching of The Message International magazine published by the former editor of Encomium magazine, Tade Asifat, has been held on Sunday, November 25, 2018.
The grand event also witnessed giving ‘Eminent Awards’ to select celebrities from different fields of endeavour.
Expectedly, attendance at the Presken Hotels, on Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos, where the twin events took place was in every respect reasonable.
A former INEC chief, Professor Lai Olurode, delivered the lecture at the event themed, ‘Conducting Credible Elections In 2019: The Roles of The Independent National Electoral Commission and The Electorate’.
Dignitaries present at the launching include the publisher of Encomium magazine, Mr. Olakunle Bakare, who seized the opportunity of the occasion to extol the merits of his former employee and organizer, Tade Asifat, while he wished him more success ahead.
Others on the guests and awardees’ roll call include top bankers, Abdul Imoyo and Rahman Olanrewaju Nasir; Nollywood star actress, Shade Omoniyi a.k.a Lepa Shandy; Chief Mayegun of Iwo; Alhaji (Hon) Abdullahi Abba; Chief Bosun Loso, CEO of Boslow Promotions; Actress Oluwatoyin Olorunfemi; Barrister Toyin Bamgbose-Falaye; Deji Etiwe; Mrs. Isijola; Mrs Kikelade Okon, among several others.
Guests were treated to a thrilling moment by top-rated music acts such as Segun Blessing, Adex of Artquake, D’code, Millany Silver, and a few others.