Nigeria’s foremost airline, Air Peace, has clinched the Aviation Company of the Year Award under the Sectoral Awards Category at the prestigious Nigerian Business Leadership Awards, NBLA, 2020, organised by BusinessDay Newspaper.

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The Chairman/CEO of the airline, Mr Allen Onyema, also bagged the Most Admired CEO of the Year under the Global Awards Category of the NBLA.

Receiving the awards on behalf of Onyema, the Ground Operations Manager, Mr Ayodeji Adeyemi, expressed gratitude to the organisers of the awards for finding Air Peace and its CEO worthy of the recognition.

He emphasized that Air Peace would continue to lift Nigerian skies to greater heights by demonstrating superior excellence in the provision of best-in-class flight services.

Adeyemi added that Onyema is a philanthropist and a visionary leader whose commitment to Nigeria’s development is not in doubts and has exemplified this quality on different occasions.

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According to the organisers of the awards, the decision to nominate Air Peace for the “Aviation Company of the Year” award was informed by the airline’s track record as Nigeria’s leading aviation company.

The organisers said that Allen Onyeama has won the admiration and affection of millions of Nigerians due to his sustained commitment to national development, and willingness to make significant contributions to important national causes.

“The ‘Most Admired CEO of the Year’ award is a testament of Mr. Onyema’s image as the ideal model of a business leader”, the organizers asserted.

The annual Nigerian Business Leadership Awards (NBLA) by BusinessDay, a respected business-focused newspaper, has become a indicator for identifying and celebrating best performing business leaders and businesses in Nigeria.