As seen in the picture above, the French Minister, Gabriel Attal is decorating Globacom’s Executive Vice Chairman, Mrs Bella Disu with the medal of the prestigious French national honour of “Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres”.
Mrs. Bella Disu, the Vice Chairman of Globacom has been awarded the French national honour of “Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres” (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters).
FreshReporters News gathered that Disu has been so supportive when it comes to arts and culture, also she manfully handled the coordination of the construction of the impressive Alliance Francaise Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos, now made accessible to the public hence, she was awarded.
The event which took place at Alliance Francaise Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, recently was a fun-filled ceremony. Without no doubt Mrs Disu is one of the youngest recipients of the French national honour as reavealed by Minister Gabriel Attal during the event.
The above named Minister said that the national honour is reserved for icons who have supported the sustenance and growth of French culture.
We noted that the Mike Adenuga Centre is so magnificent and the most beautiful of all Alliance Francaise centres in the world as said by the minister. Attal further explained that the equipment, sound, lighting and technology at the Centre is first class, stressing that the project is a cultural revolution.
Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr.,Chairman of the Mike Adenuga Group was commened who was present at the award for the excellent work done,says: “Who could have imagined that it was possible to build such a cultural centre in just a few months?”
“We owe this exceptional project to you Chairman, who financed it, as much as to Bella who brought it to life,” he said.
Also attesting to the sterling qualities of Mrs. Disu, Charles Courdent, Director, Alliance Francaise Lagos, said the Centre was proud of Mrs. Bella Disu’s uncommon hardwork, adding that “the vision of Globacom Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga has been fully accomplished by his daughter in this project.”
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In her acceptance speech, Mrs Disu expressed gratitude to President Emmanuel Macron of France for the honour. She also thanked her supportive husband, Mr. Jameel Disu, family, friends and all members of the Mike Adenuga Centre project team, particularly the Director who set an audacious vision for the Centre.
Mrs Bella Disu said:
“It’s been a journey to this honour, but I have not come this far alone. I’d like to thank those who have made it easier for me to stand firm and stand strong on this stage. This award is as much for you. I’d like to thank my father, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr. Thank you, daddy, for your support and for the platform you have given me. Your magnanimity and heart for society continually inspires me”.
Mrs. Disu is also the CEO of Cobblestone Properties and Estates, Director at Abumet PLC and non-executive director with Julius Berger. She has also been a distinctive benefactor of the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) to encourage a better environment for musical learning.
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