The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC, Basil Agboarumi has been awarded the 2019 Integrity Man of the year by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalist (NACJ)
The event organized by NACJ is the 7th Annual Integrity Award Night and Lecture with the theme ‘Integrity Is Everything’ was held at the Sheraton Hotel and Suites, Ikeja.
Secretary General of NACJ, Charles Tola Okhai, while giving his keynote address said the association was formed to contribute their quota to Nigeria by organizing the Integrity Award in 2013 to promote integrity across all spectrum of the society.
“We developed a product called integrity lecture and awards to address lack of integrity in our society and that is our vision” he said.
Speaking during the event, Senator Dino Melaye, who was the keynote speaker at the event emphasized the importance of integrity in governance.
Melaye stated that integrity is very important in governance stressing that a successful politician needs integrity.
Also speaking, the chairman of the occasion, Chief Chikwendu Udensi said he offered to chair the event because of the level of integrity inherent in NACJ’s processes over the years, stating that every receiver of the award are truly men and women of integrity .
Agboarumi expressed his surprise at the award stressing that life is all about Integrity.
According to him, integrity means standing for what is right and upright even when one is alone noting that the nation needs leaders who are driven by integrity.