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Awesome Treasures celebrates 50th Birthday of Founder Olajumoke Adenowo at the 4th Awesome Awards & Thanksgiving Concert



On Sunday, October 28th, 2018, Awesome Treasures Foundation held its 4th annual Awesome Awards and Thanksgiving Concert at the Balmoral Hall, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The annual Awesome Awards is a platform designed to recognise and celebrate accomplished individuals, who display excellence in their chosen field of endeavour and whose life and decisions have created a ripple effect of the change, which has impacted many.

Okebukola (Veteran educationist & English teacher to Olajumoke Adenowo) & Olajumoke Adenowo, surrounded by classmates (FGGC Oyo -set of ’83 & ’84)

This year’s event was commemorative as it also marked the 50th birthday of our founder; Olajumoke Adenowo. Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly opened the event with prayers and words of exaltation. Kemi Lala Akindoju Fregene was the compère of the event which featured the amazing Lagos Community Gospel Choir (LCGC), Big Bolaji, Chidinma and many others who ignited the hall.

Chief Tunji Alapini

Big Bolaji

Mrs Biola Agbaje

The Awesome Awards took a different turn this year, as there were three (3) categories to honour individuals special to the founder; Woman in Leadership, Grand Preceptress and Grand Matriarch. Charlotte Osei was awarded “Woman in Leadership 2018” for redefining leadership, remaining remarkably resilient and delivering excellent results on every platform.

Olajumoke Adenowo – Founder, Awesome Treasures Foundation

Osayi Alile (CEO, ACT Foundation, Chairman – Awesome Treasures Foundation Board).

Seyi Kumapayi (CFO, Access bank)

Modupe Okebukola was awarded “Grand Preceptress 2018” for decades of service to humanity in the field of Education. “The Grand Matriarch” award was won by Prof. Olufunmilayo Oloruntimehin for mentoring a leader, role model and mentor to many and being a blessing and inspiration to multiple generations. Some dignitaries and celebrities present at the event included:

  • Her Excellency, Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed – First Lady of Kwara Staten
  • Her Excellency Florence Ajimobi – First Lady of Oyo State
  • Emmy Madubuko– Kenyan National and Global Ambassador for Culture and Tourism
  • Osayi Alile– CEO of Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation and Chairman of the Awesome Treasures Foundation Board.
  • Tonye Cole – Sahara Group,
  • Mo Abudu– Media Mogul,
  • TY Bello– Renowned Photographer and Gospel Artist,
  • Dare Art Alade – Musician, Nollywood Filmmakers
  • Omoni Oboli
  • Ufuoma Mcdermott
  • Uche Jombo
  • Chioma Akpotha
  • Michelle Mckinney Hammond – President of US-based, HeartWing Ministries, DivaCor LLC
  • Lanre Da Silver Ajayi – Fashion Designer
  • Kemi Ajumobi– Editor, Business Day

Charlotte Osei (First female chairperson, Electoral commission & National commission for civic education, Ghana & Olajumoke Adenowo

Chinny & Kayode Ogunro

Dare & Deola Art Alade

For over 19 years, Awesome Treasures Foundation, a faith-based Non-Governmental Organization recognized by the United Nations (UN), has been actively involved in raising transformational leaders towards a National Renaissance, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals declared by the UN. Its goal is to raise “1000 Leaders By 2030’’.

HE, Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed & Olajumoke Adenowo

Laolu & Babajide

Lola & Jimi Tewe

Mr & Mrs Sowemimo

Mrs Lara Ogunkoya & Mrs Ogbieche

Mrs. Mopelola Ajayi & Olajumoke Adenowo

Nike Awe & Olajumoke Adenowo

Niyi Fajimi (Awesome Treasures Foundation Ambassador) & Henry Nwaiwu (Employee at AD consulting)

Olajumoke Adenowo & Apostle Israel Abam

Olajumoke Adenowo & Lanre Da Silva Ajayi (Fashion designer)

Olajumoke Adenowo & Yinka Sanni (CEO, Stanbic IBTC bank)

Pastor & Mrs. Tunde Bakare

Pastor & Mrs Abisagbo

Olajumoke Adenowo

Pastor Bolarinwa Akinlabi (Elevation church) & Funmi Aboderin-Talabi (Chairperson, WIMBIZ)

Pastor Peter & wife

Pastor Tony Rapu & Pastor Del

Prince Lupo Aderemi, Emeka Okoh

Tokunbo & Tayo Akinsanwo

Uche Lottana & Pastor Seyi Siffre

Tara Fela Durotoye (CEO, House of Tara), Omoni Oboli (Nollywood film maker)

Olajumoke Adenowo & Okebukola (Veteran educationist & English teacher to Olajumoke Adenowo)

Architect Nnamdi Nwonye & Mrs. Nwonye

Chioma Akpotha, Omoni Oboli & Ufuoma Mcdermott (Nollywood film makers)

Aunty Ronke & Michelle McKinney Hammond

Deloa Bali, Towun Candide – Johnson & Ekua Abudu

Debola Lagos & TY Bello

Michael & Adetola Owolabi, Foluso Gbadamosi

Mr & Mrs Adenowo, HE Florence Ajimobi (First Lady of Oyo state)

Mr & Mrs Adenowo

Mrs Bola Adesola (CEO, Standard Chartered Bank), Mrs Roli Olumide, Mrs Olajumoke Adenowo & Mrs Adeola Azeez (Deputy country representative, Deutsche bank)

Mrs Emmanuel Oyeleke, Isaac Emokpae & wife

Mrs. Mosun Olulade, Olajumoke Adenowo & Toro Ogbea

Nkechi Harris Ngodi (CEO NHN couture) & Lala Akindoju Fregene

Olajumoke Adenowo & Chidinma Ekile (Musician) on the dance floor

Olajumoke Adenowo & Chidinma Ekile (Musician) on the dance floor

Olajumoke Adenowo & Mum (Olufunmilayo Oloruntimehin), HE Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed (First Lady, Kwara State) & Osayi Alile (CEO, ACT Foundation, Chairman – Awesome Treasures Foundation Board)

Tonye Isokariari, Olajumoke Adenowo, Nnena Kachikwu

Titi Ogufere, Oke Maduewesi & Toyin Bakare

Pastor Agwu Irukwu, Olajumoke Adenowo & Tonye Cole

Olajumoke Adenowo, Ejiro Amos Tafiri (Fashion designer) & Muna Okam

Veentage band & Olajumoke Adenowo

Yewande Abiose, Lola Oyebadejo, Foluke Arogundade & Bimpe Onakoya

Professor Olatunji Oloruntimehin (Olajumoke Adenowo’s father) & Olajumoke Adenowo

Prince Lupo Aderemi, Emeka Okoh

Pastor Tony & Nkoye Rapu, and Mr & Mrs Adenowo

Olajumoke Adenowo & TY Bello (Renowned photographer & Gospel Artist)

Olajumoke Adenowo & Emmy Madubuko (Kenyan National & Global Ambassador for culture & tourism)

Ndidi (CEO, Designers club lagos), Jumoke Adenowo, Mo Abudu & Ruth Osime

Mrs. Bakare, Pastor Agwu Irukwu & wife

Mrs Okebukola (Veteran educationist & English teacher to Olajumoke Adenowo), Olajumoke Adenowo, Professor Olatunji Oloruntimehin (Olajumoke Adenowo’s father) & Mr Adenowo

Mr & Mrs Ibisikie, Mr & Mrs Temi Akinyemi, Cassandra Uzo Ogbugh & Joke Adeyemi (CEO, Travel Messengers)

Lala Akindoju Fregene & HE, Florence Ajimobi (First lady of OYO state) presenting an Award to Charlotte Osei

Lagos Community Gospel Choir (LCGC)

Honorable Justice Oke Lasso, Olajumoke Adenowo & Joke Adeyemi (CEO, Travel messengers)

Foluke Sanni, Pastor Morin, Olajumoke Adenowo, HE Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed & Femi Obaweya

Cross section of guests on the dance floor

Cross section of guests on the dance floor

Cross section of guests on the dance floor

Ahlaji & Ahlaja Yusuf, Mr & Mrs Adenowo, Ross & John Njokama


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