Festus Mbisiogu Honoured With Pride of Africa 2017 Award

Festus Mbisiogu, a China-based Nigerian businessman and Chairman of Blue Diamond Logistics, China, has been hounoured with the Pride of Africa 2017 award by Appreciate Africa Network in appreciation of his contributions in the diaspora to socio-economic development.

The bestowment of the award, which recognized Africans in Asia, who added value to their home and host countries, took place at the prestigious Beijing Marriot City Wall Hotel, China.

This year’s award featured 27 categories with a total of 63 people nominated for their various contributions to human development and productivity. Also, more than 1000 nominees were selected from Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Australia and across the entire provinces of China through online voting.
The final selection at the eve of award night had Mr. Festus Mbisiogu, emerge as ‘Community Champion 2017’ under the Community Leadership Category.
He was also honoured as a result of the activities of his foundation, Uzotex Foundation.
A statement by the convener said: