2023 OurNigeria Awards: Barr Yusuf to bag Excellence Award in Entrepreneurship
By Jerry Adesewo
Barrister Azeez Oladapo Yusuf, a prominent legal practitioner and distinguished entrepreneur, is set to be honoured with the prestigious Excellence Award in Entrepreneurship at the 2023 OurNigeria Awards. This recognition serves as a testament to his outstanding contributions to the fields of entrepreneurship, hospitality services, tourism, and economic development across Sub-Saharan Africa.
He is currently serving as Chairman and CEO of Pristine Protocol Services Ltd, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Big Apple Family Farm Ltd, with operations in Nigeria, Gambia and Senegal; Executive Director, of Eagle Claw Security Services Ltd, a private security company operating in The Gambia; CEO and Founder, Prudential Financial Services; Chairman of Big Apple Ltd; and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of A.A Consortium in renewable energy, sales, and installation, with a focus on solar electricity and water pumping across The Gambia and West Africa.
With an illustrious career spanning several decades, Barrister Azeez Oladapo Yusuf has exemplified visionary leadership and unwavering dedication to driving positive change and growth in the African continent. His remarkable journey and significant achievements in various sectors have earned him this well-deserved accolade.
Barrister Azeez Oladapo Yusuf’s educational background includes a degree in Law from Nigeria Law School and a Bachelor’s in law (LLB) from the University of The Gambia. He has also received specialized training and certifications in fields such as International Human Rights Law, Solar Technology, and Computer Studies. He is actively involved in various associations and community initiatives, including his roles as Grand Patron of the Asiwaju/Shettima Support Group in The Sene-Gambia, Grand Patron of the Yoruba Community in The Gambia, and Patron of the Nigerian Community in The Gambia, among others.
Throughout his illustrious career, Barrister Azeez Oladapo Yusuf has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degree from the International Entrepreneurship University, USA, and being named Grassroot Politician of the Year at The Golden Wealth Awards 2023.
The Excellence Award in Entrepreneurship at the 2023 OurNigeria Awards is a fitting tribute to Barrister Azeez Oladapo Yusuf’s exceptional accomplishments and unwavering commitment to advancing entrepreneurship and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Award will hold in Abuja on November 11, 2023, under the Chairmanship of the Executive Governor of Cross River State, Senator Gabriel Out.