Four Nigerian UK alumni emerged winners at the eighth edition of the UK Alumni Awards that was held at the Grand Ballroom of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. The award celebrates UK higher education and the achievements of UK alumni all over the world. This year, the award received more than 1,500 applications from international UK alumni in more than 100 countries, representing more than 140 higher education institutions across the UK.
In total, 12 UK alumni in four categories were recognised for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders, and for their contribution to strengthening ties between the UK and Nigeria.
Recipients were selected for the four award categories: Science and Sustainability Award, Culture and Creativity Award, Social Action Award, and Business and Innovation Award.