To get older is actually a present. It’s a reward of time. When the psalmists mentioned God is aware of each day that’s ordained for us when not considered one of them existed (Psalm 139), it means God has a goal, and it’s our reward to God to search out that goal and to fulfil it, even when we’re into our eighth decade of life or past.
Thus there can not presumably be too many celebrations for this man, who deserves to reside as much as a thousand years ought to he want God, who has watched him transmuted all these years to a fountain of knowledge, blessing to his folks and reward to humanity, to protect him.
As Psalm 92:12-15 says, “The righteous flourish just like the palm tree and develop like a cedar in Lebanon. They’re planted in the home of the Lord; they flourish within the courts of God. They nonetheless bear fruit in outdated age; they’re ever stuffed with sap and inexperienced, to declare that the Lord is upright; he’s my rock, and there’s no unrighteousness in him.” And God is ready to make all grace abound to you, in order that in all issues always; having all that you just want, you’ll abound in each good work.
Day-after-day brings tales about individuals who have lived lengthy and distinguished themselves amongst their contemporaries. So additionally, yearly folks on their birthdays anniversaries blow tons of of 1000’s candles to want themselves extra years however for Capt. Hosa Okunbo, who has lived a wonderful lifetime of curiosity, exploration, humanity and laborious work, wakes up each day innovating new life options to influence on the lives of individuals round him and past.
The thought to interact his folks in productive ventures, to show their lives round, open doorways of alternative for the rising youth inhabitants within the nation, to revive prosperity and promote the reason for peace has dominated his ardour for his nation within the final many years.
As we speak as we make strides in direction of the way forward for Nigerian enterprise atmosphere and as we have fun those that have contributed largely within the non-public sector to scale back the surge of unemployment within the nation, it is vitally necessary to have fun an icon- Captain Hosa Wells Okunbo.
The company world is filled with huddles and strain. But, Captain Hosa has remained steadfast, greater than the bizarre human; he has not solely joined others to remodel the non-public sector in Nigeria however has additionally impressed and motivated thousands and thousands of rising entrepreneurs who’re taking a cue from him at this time, most of whom have additionally turn into profitable at this time.
His ardour for humanity has positioned him within the good e-book of each native and worldwide our bodies for his good works in direction of lifting the usual of life. From creating employments to humanitarian companies, efforts to struggle in opposition to trafficking in people and his ardour for political reforms in Nigeria, his title stands tall.
Early in 2020, Captain Hosa was acknowledged by NAPTIP by committing private sources to the struggle in opposition to the illicit enterprise of human trafficking and unlawful migration by empowering victims of human trafficking and supporting NAPTIP to mark the 2019 World Day In opposition to Human Trafficking
On Saturday, September 21, 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland, Okunbo was bestowed with the World Peace Award from the chairman of the Order of Lafayette Awards. This was in recognition of his efforts in world peace and enterprise improvements.
In September 2020, the Billionaire Philanthropist and key investor in Marine Safety gained America Forbes “Better of Africa” Award as one of many excellent leaders in Africa.
This got here two years after he acquired the Businessman of the Yr award on the ‘2016 Vanguard Character of Yr Awards’. Okunbo acquired the Africa Titans Award in 2012, from the Congress of the USA in collaboration with the African Society Summit, in recognition of his strides on behalf of Africa within the worldwide enviornment.
In November 2012, the College of Benin additionally conferred Okunbo with an honorary Physician of Science diploma.
Okunbo was granted the Worthy Ambassador of Unity Award as an outdated pupil of Federal Authorities School, Warri in March 2016.
On October 2, 2014, the normal ruler of the Edo folks in Edo State, Oba Erediauwa, blessed Okunbo with the ‘Conventional Beads’ for being a worthy son of the traditional Kingdom.
These recognitions and plenty of others not listed right here have come naturally on account of the work Captain Hosa has put into constructing a society match for all.
At 63 at this time, he has made his mark within the sand of time and continues to depart an indelible print within the historical past of nationwide improvement.
Cappy as fondly referred to as by his admirers was born 7 January 1958 is a Nigerian enterprise magnate, investor, philanthropist and educated industrial pilot. He serves as both chairman or director on quite a few firm boards in Nigeria, spanning a number of enterprise sectors such because the agro-allied, petroleum, telecommunications, energy, actual property and banking industries.
Okunbo established Hoslyn Ventures Nigeria Ltd., an organization that was concerned with procurement within the Nigerian petroleum sector.
Okunbo is the founder and chairman of the next Nigerian firms:
CMES-OMS Petroleum Growth Firm (CPDC), which, in September 2019, signed “$875.75m different financing deal for the Nigerian Petroleum Growth Firm (NPDC) operated OML 65.
The Wells Carlton Lodge and Residences, Wells San-Carlos Agro Farms Ltd, which, in March 2016, unveiled a $750 million, 9,000-hectare (22,000-acre) farm supposed to “create 85,000 jobs in Edo State, Ocean Marine Safety Ltd, an offshore asset-protection firm, rendering companies to main oil firms in Nigeria, together with NNPC.
The corporate just lately accomplished the constructing of the 46-kilometre (29 mi) Escravos–Warri Crude Pipeline, which was inaugurated by the then Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu
Different of his funding contains Westminster Safety Options Nigeria Ltd, a franchise of Westminster Group Plc UK, of which he’s main shareholder, Wells Group of firms, which embrace Wells Dredging Ltd, Wells Property Growth Firm Ltd, and Wells Entertainments Ltd. – by which Okunbo financed the film Black November.