Winners for the 2023 Nigeria OSPAs Announced

May 11, 2023News

Winners of the 2023 Nigeria Outstanding Security Performance Awards have been announced.

This year saw the most nominations ever received, and the judges had no easy task in selecting the finalists and winners.

Commenting on the awards Professor Martin Gill said: “Congratulations to all those that were selected as finalists and especially the winners.  This year saw the most nominations every received and all those that were selected should feel very proud.”

The 2023 winners are:

Outstanding Security Manager/Director
Victoria Nkemdilim Ogbuehi – Nigeria Bottling Company Ltd

Outstanding Contract Security Guarding Company
Transworld Security Systems

Outstanding New Security Product
Bullets Resistance Guard Booth (BRG120) – EPAIL Nigeria

Outstanding Security Training Initiative
Certified Protection Officer Training – School of Management and Security

Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator
Halogen Group

Outstanding Risk Management Solution
Risk Advisory and Consultancy Services – Halogen Group

Outstanding Young Professional
Micheal Boniface Friday – Avid Security Ltd

Lifetime Achievement
Dr (AMB) Victoria Omonigho Ekhomu

The winners were revealed and presented with their awards at Securex West Africa on Wednesday, 10th May 2023.

Comments from our winners:

I am thrilled and deeply honored to have been awarded the prestigious title of “Outstanding Young Security Professional of the Year.” It is truly a humbling experience.

Being acknowledged as an outstanding young professional in security motivates me to continue pushing the boundaries of excellence in this ever-evolving field. It encourages me to remain at the forefront of emerging technologies, innovative strategies, and best practices to provide effective security solutions.

Once again, I am sincerely grateful for this incredible honour. I look forward to making an even greater impact.

Micheal Boniface, Chief Operating Officer, Avid Security

Winning the OSPAs for the fourth time and the ‘Outstanding In-House Security Manager/Director’ category for a record second time means a great deal for me, not just as a career woman but as a professional. It is such a humbling experience for me. I am grateful to the organizers of the OSPAs for initiating this unique system of identifying the industry’s best in security and giving them the accolades they deserve in this globally recognized and most accepted security award. Thank you!

Victoria Nkemdilim Ogbuehi, Senior Risk & Resilience Manager, Nigeria Bottling Company Ltd

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