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Eve Afrique Red Ball 2024: Cultivating Progress in the Niger Delta, A Shared Responsibility

Eve Afrique Magazine hosted its highly anticipated 14th Red Ball for Charity at the prestigious Wells Carlton Hotel, Asokoro, on the 19th of May, 2024. The theme for this year’s event was “Cultivating Progress in the Niger Delta, A Shared Responsibility.”

The evening commenced with an opening prayer by Mrs. Joke Enebeli, setting the tone for an impactful and inspiring gathering. Ivy Davies Etokakpan, Editor-in-Chief of Eve Afrique, delivered a warm welcome address, highlighting the significance of the event in advocating for the growth and development of the Niger Delta region. She also expressed gratitude to the individuals and organizations actively contributing to the region’s progress.

Engr. Adokiye Tombomieye, OON, FNSE, FNSCHE, Chairman of the Red Ball, delivered a thought-provoking keynote address on sustaining progress in the Niger Delta. He emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation in driving economic development, as well as the need for attracting foreign investment opportunities across various sectors.

Elder Boma Vincent Benebo and Mrs. Rosemary John Oduone also delivered insightful speeches, further underscoring the collective responsibility towards the region’s growth and prosperity.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the prestigious “Heart of Gold” awards, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to the Niger Delta. HRH Suleiman Gimba, The

Magajin Garin of Fika was honored as the royal father of the night, while other deserving awardees such as Chief Samuel Ogbuku, Ambassador Maureen Tamuno, Hon. Boma Goodhead, Stella Fubara, Dr. Paul Ibigobofori Wakama and Eniye Ambakederemo were celebrated for their outstanding achievements and dedication to the development of the Niger Delta region.

The event wouldn’t have been possible without the generous support of sponsors and partners, including the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chairborne Global Services, Elshcon Limited, Abuja Investment Company, Brant Technologies Limited, Inagbo Nigeria Limited, Vino Imperium, Nuella Hospital, Primergreen, Danalec, Elias Health Care, Supreme & Mitchels, Monia Davies, Joy Omuso, and Cordelia Ebo. Their contributions played a significant role in the success of the event.

As the night came to a close, guests enjoyed music and entertainment, extending the celebration into the after-party.

The Eve Afrique team extends heartfelt gratitude to all partners, sponsors, and esteemed guests for their unwavering support and participation, making the 14th Red Ball a memorable and impactful event.

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