Every year, like almost everyone else, I review the outgoing year and after looking at the major events that sum up my life for that year, I pick the ten most influential, supportive and inspiring people in my life for that year.
I started this trend in 2005 and it has become something of a tradition. Most times, I don’t get up to ten people and I believe it is better that way.
I must appreciate Titilayo Obajolowo specially, she made it to this year’s list again so I will probably need to create a Hall of Fame soon! She’s one of my greatest fans. Debbie and Osibo are here again. Apart from that, everyone else is probably new on this list. I will be recognizing unique groups of people but the are not part of the official list of ten but also played a part.
This year, it was really difficult picking the top ten most influential and supportive people in my life and while it has not been all rosy for me, I must state that everyone who appears on this page has been there for me in ways I simply can’t explain. Thank you for all you do, I really appreciate it, more than you know.
It was a great year – I hit a very low patch and I can say I bounced back pretty well too.
Now the list proper…
The List, as usual, is in no particular order and it is purposely done that way. So here goes:
- Chuka Ofili
- Gbenga Agoro
- Osibo Imhoitsike
- Deborah Ashan
- Gladys Nwachukwu
- Lai Bolaji
- Taiwo Akinseye
- Titilayo Obajolowo
- Truston Ailende
- Omowumi Ibiyooye