Braimoh, Edo ex-commissioner remains relevant after office


A major benefit derivable from holding political offices in Nigeria is the ability of the officeholder to catapult into prominence using the media .

Examples abound of the key role played by the media in bolstering the image of political officeholders .

Frankly, the staying power and relevance attained by some political officeholders, even out of office, owes largely to how they were able to manage their reputation and image through the media, while they were in office.

A good example of how to be politically relevant even when out of office is provided by Hon. Afie Braimoh, a former Edo State Commissioner of Business, Trade, and Cooperatives

Months after leaving office, Hon. Braimoh still enjoys huge positive media coverage, and her stellar achievements have become the subject of a media feast. Today, her views are sought-after either as a resource person for many public forums .

Since her departure, however, there has been no dull moment for the affable former commissioner.

She was one of the resource persons and also had a stand at the maiden Benue Agric Summit held in Makurdi, Benue State

The hon commissioner many refers to as beauty and brain stirred some excitement when she joined other eminent kinsmen from Edo north district of Edo state,Afenmai sons and daughters at the annual Afenmai World Congress (AWC) in United States.

Added to her few public appearances is the fact that numerous private and public organizations have expressed the intent to bestow on her awards of excellence and leadership.

Similarly, she has been inundated with invitations to deliver keynote addresses at local and foreign business development workshops and seminars

One of the invites is from Ritzy Foods which is organizing its first-ever Breakfast Conference in Benin this August.

According to the contents of the Ritzy invite which our correspondent was privileged to glean at, she was selected based on her reputation as an industry leader and also for being a leading figure in the business and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

They also opined that she is one of the most sought-after resource persons in her field based on her expertise and hands-on experience, and adding her insights would be a wonderful addition to the Conferencewill serve as a wonderful addition to the Conference. our correspondent saw, respected

Meanwhile, the Institute of Certified Business Consultants (ICBC), the Nigerian chapter, has concluded plans to bestow upon Hon. Braimoh an Award of Excellence based on her stellar performance as a commissioner and to also encourage others to emulate her footsteps. They are waiting on her to confirm acceptance of the award as well as her availability during the investiture

The award is part of the Institute’s sixth induction ceremony scheduled to hold in September.

Again, the Council of Institute of Certified Business Consultants (ICBC), Nigeria has
had offered an award in recognition and acknowledgement of her
Invaluable Contribution to the Growth of Commerce and Industry in Edo State.


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