The annual National Media Community Award (NMCA) celebrated Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed OFR, the Dujima Adamawa and Chairman of TILT Group, as the Humanitarian of the Year in recognition of his unwavering commitment and exceptional dedication to stability and development in Nigeria,leadership reports.
The prestigious event, hosted at the Nigeria Institute of Journalism in Ogba Ikeja, brought together prominent figures, media icons, and change-makers from across the country. Amidst the glittering ceremony, attendees celebrated iconic personalities and engaged in discussions centered around the theme, “Role of the Media in Nigeria’s Socio-Political Development, Financial Stability, and Security.”
The NMCA, designed to promote media excellence and self-recognition among media professionals, featured a guest lecture by Mr. Rotimi Ojamamoye, GMD of Assetrise Limited. The lecture underscored the importance of the Nigerian media focusing on positive aspects to accelerate the country’s development.
Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed, renowned for his passionate support of humanitarian aid and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria, received accolades for his extensive contributions. Through the Musa Halilu Ahmed Foundation, he has spearheaded initiatives impacting tens of thousands of Nigerians, collaborating with organizations such as the National Directorate of Employment, Nigerian Correctional Service, and Federal Ministries of Education and Humanitarian Affairs.
The NMCA committee commended Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed for his tangible contributions, altruistic leadership, and unwavering dedication to humanitarianism and national development. In his acceptance speech, delivered by Mr. Solomon Adetokunbo, Group Head of Corporate Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility of TILT Group, Alhaji Musa expressed gratitude for the honor and emphasized the award as motivation to empower more Nigerians.
Other NMCA awardees included Dr. Solomon Arase CFR, Prince Nduka Obaigbena CON, Mr. John Mohmoh, and Dr. D.K Olukoya, recognizing their contributions to various fields of development.
Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed, beyond being a humanitarian, is a successful businessman and politician. His political career, spanning two decades and various prominent parties, reflects his commitment to the democratic process. Instrumental in President Muhammadu Buhari’s victories in the 2015 and 2019 elections, he demonstrated foresight and dedication to a larger vision.
A successful businessman, Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed, as Chairman of TILT Group, has diversified investments across key sectors of the African economy. His entrepreneurial spirit complements his political approach, envisioning sustainable development and economic growth.
A true renaissance man, Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed excels in business, politics, and compassion. As Nigeria faces future challenges, his example serves as an inspiration for success, principles, and dedication to the greater good.
Recognized at the NMCA ceremony, Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed symbolizes the transformative power of selfless actions and the enduring impact individuals can make through dedicated service to humanity.
In the embrace of matrimony, Alhaji Musa Halilu Ahmed and Amina Musa Halilu radiate a love that has blossomed into a beautiful family, embodying the essence of familial bliss with their four incredible children: Aisha, Khadijah, Ibrahim, and Maryam.