The Chief Executive Officer of Modion Communications, InsideMainland’s parent company, Odion Aleobua, he emerged Nigeria’s ‘Outstanding PR Personality of The Year’ at 2018 edition of the Marketing Edge Brands & Advertising Excellence Awards.
The 2018 edition of the annual awards which held on Friday, July 6, 2018, at the Balmoral Events Centre, Oregun, Lagos, aims to celebrate creative agencies, brands, media personalities and media establishments in the Nigerian advertising, media and communications industry.
The awards which has held for over a decade seeks to impact the lives of many professionals and shapes a more diverse, inclusive, and highly skilled marketing industry with each honoree exemplifying outstanding leadership, innovation, creativity and a commitment to giving back through supporting marketing education.
Speaking during the presentation of the awards, Odion expressed his delight on being celebrated as Nigeria’s Public Relations Personality of the Year while dedicated his award to his team members in his young creative agency for giving the needed support to birth his ideas.
“I am pleased and humbled to have been recognised by the industry for the work we do. This is another milestone for the PR agency we founded in 2015, just three years ago. For me and my young team considering we were on the same stage a year ago as the outstanding young PR agency of the year.
“We have now graced this podium twice in two years, back-to-back, year-on-year in the three years since our establishment. This is an indication that we are driving our vision of being Africa’s most respected PR agency in the right direction and must continue to produce compelling and superior ideas for our clients,” Aleobua said.
Odion Aleobua prior to founding Modion Communications (an integrated PR firm) and InsideMainland.com (an online community media platform, dedicated to reporting goings-on in Lagos Mainland – the city’s host to a huge sub-urban residents and SMEs activities – was Head, Communications and Brands, at Forte Oil PLC. He also handled Media and Public Relations for Oando PLC, one Nigeria’s leading indigenous integrated energy solutions provider, for almost a decade and was also a Business Correspondent at Tell Magazine.
He is a communications and media professional who continually seek ways to contribute superior initiatives in achieving set goals for a purpose-driven organisation, where excellence and hardwork are respected and rewarded.
Presently, his company, Modion Communications provides advisory to top brands, individuals, small businesses, government agencies among others providing cutting-edge communications solutions, marketing activations, media engagement, crisis communications, stakeholders engagement among others. Its clientele includes, The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Lumos Nigeria, Oando PLC, Axxela, Nigerian Gas Association to name a few.