Wale Ponnle, the Chief Operating Officer of Gracias Global Homes & Property Ltd and co-founder of Peak Global Network, has been honored with the Nelson Mandela Leadership Award of Excellence by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). This prestigious recognition also designates him as a West African Youth Ambassador.
The award, bestowed by the West Africa Youth Council, acknowledges Ponnle’s remarkable achievements as an entrepreneur and real estate expert. The council commends his role in offering real estate consultancy services through his company, Gracias Global Homes & Property Ltd, which provides affordable housing options to the masses while creating job opportunities for young people.
As a recipient of the Nelson Mandela Leadership Award of Excellence, Wale Ponnle will serve as a Life Ambassador of the West Africa Youth Council. He will have the opportunity to participate in all meetings and events of the youth council and represent the council on international events worldwide. Ponnle will also be an advocate for youth-related issues and initiatives.
In his response to the award, Wale Ponnle expressed his elation and gratitude, considering it a testament to the values of excellence and diligence. He is committed to serving as an ambassador and inspiring other youths in West Africa to uphold these values.
Wale Ponnle is the Chief Operating Officer of Gracias Global Homes & Properties Ltd, a real estate firm that has provided affordable housing and serviced plots to nearly 5,000 subscribers. He is also the co-founder of Peak Global Network, a community of seasoned real estate marketers. Ponnle’s expertise in business development and online marketing has contributed to the success of numerous small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
His educational background includes a degree from the University of Lagos, and he is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School. Ponnle is a seasoned trainer in self-development, work ethics, organizational behavior, business strategy, and team building, making him a valuable figure in the field of entrepreneurship and real estate.