Founder and CEO of Opportunities Hub, Babangida Ruma was bestowed with the title of ‘Father for Creativity and Innovation” at the Global Responsible Business Leadership Awards by UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education.
The recognition takes into account Ruma’s outstanding track record in highlighting the value of technology and innovation to create opportunities for undeserved and rural communities. For his dedication in transforming creativity and innovation, promoting cross-cultural understanding and global Opportunities.
Ruma has been the catalyst in transforming the global opportunities, helping to fast track global opportunities for easy access to anyone through his platform “Opportunities Hub” ranks the most popular global destinations for opportunities.
His technology based platform is not only confined to the opportunities platform but also the most inclusive innovation, entrepreneurship and opportunities ecosystem on the planet with an ecosystem building venture in the fourth industrial revolution.
His lifelong journey of empowering nations and young people was paid a fitting tribute when he was bestowed with the Commonwealth Young Achievers Award in 2015 and In 2020 named as the only Nigerian nominated for Africa Youth Award.
The award recognised Babangida’s efforts towards building a peaceful world through various campaigns as well as his endeavours in globalising Opportunities Eco-System in Africa, Asia Europe.
The Global Responsible Business Leadership Awards celebrates the success of large and small organisations, as well as individual leaders in corporate sustainability and responsibility.
The criteria of the awards are not only aligned to the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact but also recognise organisations that achieve triple bottom line success in relation to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.