Award From Unilag For ‘Master Storyteller,’ Wale Adenuga



Foremost motion picture producer and Chairman of Wale Adenuga Productions Limited (WAP) Wale Adenuga MFR, Chairman, was honoured at the UNILAG Distinguished Alumni Award & Dinner, which took place at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on November 6, 2015.
Adenuga, who graduated from UNILAG in 1974, received this honour alongside other alumni of the institution including Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Executive Governor of Gombe State; Prof. Nimi D. Briggs, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt and Prince Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information.

He attended the event in the company of his family and close friends, and had this to say: “Over the decades, the University of Lagos has always been dear to my heart as I began my first entrepreneurial endeavour on campus as a student of the institution. I also met my wife and my closest friends here; and I remain grateful for all this and more. This award means a lot to me and I pray that God continues to bless the efforts of the Management, Lecturers, Students and the entire UNILAG Community as a whole.”

In a career spanning over 40 years, Wale Adenuga (MFR) has established several award-winning platforms, which have greatly improved the overall quality of the Nigerian Entertainment Industry; including Superstory and This Life, Papa Ajasco and Company and Nnenna and Friends. Adenuga is founder of the 24-hour family entertainment channel- WAPTV; and the Pencils Film and Television Institute (PEFTI).

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