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Plaqad Founder Ayeni Adekunle Recognized in Forbes Africa September Issue

Our founder Ayeni Adekunle has been recognized by Forbes Africa as one of the leading influences on the marketing communications practice in Africa. Ayeni was featured in the Public Relations and Advertising edition as being of one two agency founders making a strong claim for Africa’s communications industry in the global space.

According to the report, “Creatives, Ayeni and Babaeko are indisputable proof that with the right skillset and a progressive team, Nigeria’s marketing communications industry has the potential to attain, and corner a multi-billion dollar piece of the pie [global marcoms value].”

Named Nigeria’s PR practitioner of The Year in 2017, Ayeni is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations UK (CIPR). On August 2, 2019, he was inducted as a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), the highest membership cadre for the respected association.

Ayeni’s contributions to the public relations industry in Nigeria  include his introduction of the Nigerian PR report – an annual, empirical analysis of the Public Relations sector, as well as BHM’s launch of the first PR app in Nigeria. BHM itself was awarded PR agency of the year in 2017 and 2018 by the Lagos chapter of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.

Please join us in celebrating Ayeni Adekunle on his Instagram page: @ayenithegreat


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