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TPA Launches Magazine, Honours The Guardian Publisher, Others

The Peak Performer African (TPA) has recognised the Publisher of The Guardian Newspaper, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, as one of the 100 Highly Esteemed Executives in Africa and also inducted her into its Hall of Fame. The event, which held last Thursday night, was also used to officially launch The Peak Performer (TPP) magazine, a premium thought-leadership platform where African industry leaders, culture shapers and game changers gain insights to achieve peak performance in their given fields. Also inducted into the TPP Hall of Fame were the Founder of Investment Banking and Trust Company Limited (IBTC), Mr. Atedo Peterside; Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Ayodele Subair; Chairman of PZ Cussons, Mrs. Ifeuko Omoigui Okauru; Senior Partner, KPMG Nigeria and Chairman, KPMG Africa, Mr. Kunle Elebute; Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of ThisDay newspaper and Chairman of Arise Channel, Prince Nduka Obaigbena and Founder and Chairman of Coronation Capital Limited, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu got the TPP Governor of the Year award while the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III was honoured with the TPP King of the Year even as the Olori of Warri, Olori Atuwatse III, got the TPP Queen of the Year award. The award of TPP CEO of the Year (Africa) went to the Agbaoye of Ibadanland and Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shoreline Energy International, Agbaoye Kola Karim. Speaking at the event, the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of TPA, Dr. Abiola Salami, explained that the TPP decided to celebrate 100 esteemed leaders across Africa to inspire growth on the continent. His words: “Today is historic because we are celebrating 100 highly esteemed leaders across Africa. These are leaders who have displayed an unmatched commitment to excellence and sterling contributions to greatness in diverse sectors of the African continent. “We discovered that if we genuinely want to inspire growth on the continent, we must commit to telling the authentic African story by spotlighting our credible leaders with admirable skills. To achieve this, we called for nominations in 2022. We recorded 1,683 entries which gave us the top 100 today.” On the launch of the TPP, Salami said: “Today, our expression of TPP is as a portal and a magazine. They are both free to access.” Disclosing that the magazine aims to be the essential provider of insights to every leader seeking growth in their pursuit of greatness, he added that “the magazine features inspiring stories and experiences of leaders in sectors ranging from technology, problem-solving and change, leadership and entrepreneurship, environment, social and governance, personal growth and transformation, people, productivity and synergy, among others.” Salami expressed hope that “the portal, the magazine and this recognition will inspire the next generation of leaders grow, aspire for more and shatter the glass ceilings.”

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