A Nigerian and successful entrepreneur based in the United Kingdom, with businesses across Europe, America, Africa and his home country, Nigeria, Mr. Mahmood Ahmaduhas clinched the award for Empowering Local Communities during the Asian Voice Award for rewarding inspiration, innovation and impact oriented companies, individuals and charities around the world.
The leading Nigerian entrepreneur was recognised for his technological driven solutions in the United Kingdom and across more than seventeen nations.
The Asian Voice Charity Awards powered by Charity Clarity are about rewarding charities that think big and seek to solve the most pressing social issues of our time, both in Britain and globally.
In addition, the awards also reward charities that seek to innovative and strive for excellence whose success is judged by their end results.
This on the back UK’s Prime Minister’s comment about Fantastically Nigerians. The night and awards have in attendance the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP Chairman, Home Affairs Select Committee, CB Patel, Publisher and Editor of Asian Voice, Lord Dolar Popat among others.
According to the organisers of the event, “Mahmood Ahmadu is a highly successful entrepreneur, with a reputation as a man of distinction and integrity”.
“The first thing you encounter is his disarming and sublime humility; this is so refreshing for a man who has built a global portfolio of very substantial businesses over the last 25 years. Mr Ahmadu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Online Integrated Solutions Limited. He is a fierce private man with traditional values and a deep spiritual conviction, driven with a passion to build better communities and nations.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions, he is a proud recipient of many awards, including the ‘Officer of the Order of the Niger’ (OON) a national honour bestowed on him by the President of Nigeria. Mr. Ahmadu is known for his generosity and supports many charities internationally; he also funds and supports many community initiatives around the world as he believes strongly in the principle of giving back. Mr. Ahmadu is a dedicated husband and proud father of four children, he lives with his family in London,” the organizers explained.
The award was presented by CB Patel in front of more than 300 top British, Asians and African leaders and VIP in Sheraton Hotel, Park Lane, London.
His many years of over two decades building impactful solutions in many nations and wholesome character, dedication to work, innovative and developing technologies for Africans and diverse clients is bringing the shy and private Mr Ahmadu to the public arena especially as this award is from a non-Nigerian or African organisation. His companies in Nigeria have been working behind many innovative and technologically driven platforms for more than ten years.
Ahmadu is the first recipient of the Empowering Local Communities for his contributions to local, national and international charitable causes.
The publisher of Asian Voice in his speech before the presentation commented on the PM’s fantastically words and praises Ahmadu for his vision and mission in fantastically solving problems and using his companies in changing Africa’s technological challenges.
In receiving the award, Ahmadu who was very appreciative and with smiles praised the organisers and the board of committee to the award for believing that there are good and wonderful Nigerians; and more so for recognising and honouring him with the award.
As the organiser said: “We want to showcase charities with the excellence among which operate in Great Britain and globally and given a much needed boost to organisations struggling to get the profile and funding they need to move forward. These awards offer a priceless leg-up to organisations that are delivering practical solutions to present-day problems.
The awards are for rewarding charities for progress towards their dreams, regardless of whether they are small or big. So that our generation’s enduring legacy could be to reinvent the whole way humanity thinks about changing things for the better.”