In a bid to celebrate women who are doing extraordinary excellently in their various fields, Exquisite Magazine adds new categories for this year Exquisite Lady Of the Year – ELOY Award.
This was announced at a press briefing in Lagos State,Nigeria
According to the founder of ELOY Awards and Publisher Exquisite magazine, Mrs Tewa Onasanya says “We are delighted to have the 10th year anniversary of ELOY Awards, it is a milestone for us.
“This year, we are having 21 categories, which is about five more categories than last year’s event.
“We are having ELOY AWARD For Technology /ICT /Science, Lufthansa ELOY Award For Social Media Personality Of The Year among other new categories. So, we have expanded the scope with the support of sponsors to cover these new categories”.
Speaking further, Tewa noted ELOY Awards is hosted to celebrate uncelebrated women who are impacting lives and adding values in their little corners.
“Women really needs to be celebrated. That’s why ELOY has chosen to search out and celebrate the uncelebrated unique women.
“It is only noble that such excellent ladies be celebrated, necessitating the need for some of the new categories.”Tewa said.
She also added that the Award is not limited to Lagos based women alone but award are also given out to women outside Lagos.
“ELOY Awards is a national Award and we are looking forward to make an International Award to celebrate women all over the globe”, Tewa pointed out
On what to expect from the 10th year anniversary event, ” People should expect great fun from the prestigious ELOY Awards. The best event where ladies of all categories will be celebrated and the Dress-code is to show how audaciously iconic you can get with dressing” she added.
ELOY Awards, a brainchild of Tewa, was launched in 2009 with the aim of recognizing and celebrating women of excellence across different spheres.
With the 10th year anniversary, the award has become the first ever successful award ceremony of its kind in Nigeria with over 1, 000,000 votes in 2016 and widely recognized as an award ceremony with great integrity in Nigeria.
The awards which are scheduled to hold on the 25th of November at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel) by 5:00pm, had the presence of Lufthansa Air, Martini, Coca-Cola, Ediye, FIRS and Lush Hair as sponsors at the conference.
New categories also include He4She awards; targeted at men helping women to be their best, Lufthansa Eloy Award for Hospitality, Public Service Award, among others.
A 2017 Female Radio Personality award winner, Adeyinka Akinremi an On Air Personality, Moet Abebe“ Sound City Fm;R2 Fm Ibadan said “This is a very big event, I was shocked to be nominated last year and won. Thank you for starting this to recognize women and their exploits”.
In addition, some of this year’s nominees also expressed their surprise and gratitude for being nominated for a national awards.
According to them, they never knew anyone was watching them in their little corner and had decided to nominate them for a prestigious award.
The ELOY Award For Technology /ICT /Science is sponsored by Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) while the Social Media Personality Of The Year is sponsored by Lufthansa Air with the winner getting a free premium economy class ticket to anywhere in the world.
1. Direct leadership: responsible for the duties of others in a business environment. The leadership ability to affect human behaviour and accomplish a mission. Must be capable of influencing people to achieve set goals.
2. Indirect leadership: she has earned the respect of others due to past or current achievements.
3. Service: has helped a colleague, associates to grow, develop and achieve goals and given assistance to the community.
4. Commitment: shows a level of dedication to her goals and ability to achieve them.
5. Achievement: shows evidence of growth in her business or profession.
6. Integrity: must act according to values, beliefs and principles that shape the future for the better. Actions of integrity.
7. Character: meeting her responsibilities and being a good Nigerian
How to vote
To vote for your favourite nominee, the public is enjoined to visit here and get their nominee celebrated. The awards cover ladies who have done tangible exploits within the last one year from August 2017 to September 2018.