Publisher, MarketingÂ Edge Magazine, a seasoned journalist and marketing communications consultant, Mr. John Ajayi has been conferredÂ with the fellowship of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, (NIMN), along with 38 others at a colourful event held recently in Lagos.
Speaking at the well attended event held at Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos , President of the Institute, Chief Luggard Aimiuwu (OON) said the conferment of the fellowship on the publisher was in recognition of his professionalism and commitment to promoting the practice of Marketing and Marketing practice in Nigeria .Specifically, he said Mr. John Ajayi has over the years distinguished himself as a true marketer having used the instrumentality of the pen profession in expanding and promoting the frontiers of marketing knowledge and practice.
According to NIMN president â€œthe Institute, Chartered by Act 25 of 2003, does not confer its fellowship award on any Tom, Dic and Harryâ€ rather, â€œwe give award to those who have demonstrated excellence in professionalism and commitment to the marketing professionâ€.
â€œAs an engine-room of value creation, NIMN has a tradition of giving fellowship award to outstanding and distinguished members who have proven their mettle in the marketing professionâ€ Aimiuwu said.
In his reaction to the honour, Ajayi said he felt humbled and elated over the recognition of his little efforts in expanding the frontiers of marketing using journalism as a vehicle.