- The City of Toronto has honoured a Nigerian man in Canada identified as Prince Segun Akanni
- Akanni was honoured in the North American country for his excellence, leadership and devotion to others
- The chairman of Scarborough Community Council, Honourable Jim Karygiannis, says Akanni's contribution serves to strengthen the community
Nigerians in the diaspora are making Nigeria proud and changing the narrative positively as they go about their daily activities wherever they find themselves.
This was the case of a Nigerian man in Toronto, Canada, Prince Segun Akanni, who was honoured in the North American country.
Akanni was honoured by the City of Toronto on September 1, 2019, for excelling in his field and for his leadership and devotion to others.
The chairman of Scarborough Community Council, Honourable Jim Karygiannis, said: "Today, you are being commended for the excellence you have achieved in your field of endeavour; leadership; and, devotion to others - contribution which serve to strengthen the community.
"As the city councillor for Scarborough-Agincourt, I'm pleased to recognise individuals who have made contributions towards building a strong and dynamic city."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a barrister identified as Ifeanyi Odogwu, won Lawyer of the Year award at the British Nigeria Law Forum.
In a post on his LinkedIn page, he said he felt honoured and happy for the recognition his peers and community had given him.
He said: "I’m honoured to have won the award for Lawyer of Year at the British Nigeria Law Forum! Congratulations to all the nominees, and thank you to those who nominated me, and the judges. It means a lot to be recognised by my peers and my community."
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