Dr. Kunle Adeyemi, The CEO of Nigeria’s foremost real estate company, Sterling Homes has been honoured with an award of excellence by the National Association of Yoruba descendants in North America, Egbe Omo Yoruba, (EOYNA).
The award presentation which took place in Atlanta, U.S was made to Dr Adeyemi for his numerous humanitarian services and immense contribution to the development of the Yoruba community.
In his acceptance speech, Dr Adeyemi full of gratitude commended the organisers of the award for recognising him in such a capacity.
He said, “This award is highly revered by me, giving back and contributing to the community that made me is one of my goals. While the name inscribed on this plaque is mine, the true winners of this award are optimists who have made incessant contributions to the Yoruba community in Nigeria and overseas.
“The Yoruba culture has rich cultural values and I thank Egbe Omo Yoruba, North America (EOYNA) for using their platform to support the Yoruba community in Nigeria and beyond.
Dr Adeyemi further urged Nigerians to promote their cultural heritage saying, “As Nigerians, our culture is our treasure. We need to identify with the different aspects of our cultural heritage and seek its preservation and promotion. Every Nigerian society and culture has its own unique style and traditional music and dance, which are central to the way Nigerians remember their past and celebrate their present. I urge every Nigerian today, let’s speak our culture, preach our culture, wear our culture, preserve our culture and appreciate our culture.”
Dr Kunle Adeyemi, is the CEO of Sterling homes, a property development company making homeownership affordable and accessible to every Nigerian with affordable payment options at the barest minimum.
A visionary and result-driven leader, Dr Adeyemi has received numerous awards for his contribution to the real estate sector within Nigeria and beyond. He is also the Secretary of the Real Estate Developer Association of Nigeria (REDAN) South-West chapter.
The Egbe Omo Yoruba, North America (EOYNA) award recognises and honours outstanding leaders for their impact across both the public and private sectors in Nigeria.