- Captain Idahosa Okunbo has become a recipient of the prestigious Lafeyette Awards
- The CEO of Ocean Maritime Security Limited (OMS) was presented with the honour in Geneva, Switzerland by Robert Blum
- Idahosa was honoured for his role in encouraging peace and harmony in Africa
Captain Hosa Okunbo, CEO of Ocean Maritime Security Limited (OMS), has been presented with the prestigious Lafeyette Awards in Geneva, Switzerland. Captain Hosa was recognised for his world-class philanthropic and humanitarian efforts and honoured with the Order of Lafeyette Award by His Excellency, Robert Blum, the president and chairman of Order of Lafeyette Awards.
Captain Hosa was especially honoured for his distinguished role in encouraging, engendering and entrenching peace and harmony in Africa and in the world. He is also known for promoting, supporting and creating plausible initiatives for the sustenance of peace in Africa and across the globe.
The order of Lafayette is a patriotic, hereditary, nonpartisan, and fraternal organisation established in New York City in 1958 by Colonel Hamilton Fish III (1888-1991), a former Congressman from New York and decorated veteran of the First World War. The award was conceived to promote and support peace and harmony across the world.
Captain Hosa has also successfully built the Wells Carlton hotel in America and Nigeria. His works and dedication to peace and harmony across the globe has been recognised and applauded around the world.
See more photos from the well-attended event in Switzerland.
Meanwhile, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, October 11, was awarded to Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's prime minister, as he was recongnised for making a peace deal with the country’s historical enemy, Eritrea.
BBC News reports that the minister’s peace move ended the country’s two decades enmity with the country as an Ethiopian associate professor of law, Awo Allo, said the prime minister deserved the honour.
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