In a lavish event that took place in Lagos on the 20th of December, 2020, Pertinence Group unveiled The Pertinence Place – the corporate headquarters office of the Pertinence Group conglomerate. The office which has five floors and an elevator to aid easy movement sits on a 3,000SQM plot of land with a multipurpose event hall, recreational hub, and more. Pertinence Group comprises 7 active subsidiaries which include Pertinence Properties, Pettysave Limited, Realvest Global Technologies, Hostnownow, DataFirst Technologies, Homeworth Spaces, Cloudnine with other associated products like GoPrime, Homify, and Homevest.
The event had the highly distinguished Professor Pat Utomi and Dr. Olumide Emmanuel as Chief Launchers of the day, leading the building tour with the Co-Founders of Pertinence Group, Sunday Olorunsheyi, Wisdom Ezekiel, and many other dignitaries like Niyi Adesanya of Fifth Gear, Pastor Olusegun Abraham of Calvary Bible Church, Pastor Ebunoluwa Olufemi of Livingstone Christian Center, Dr. Stephen Oluwatobi of Covenant University, Clement Oladipupo of Lifepage Group, Kenny Folarin of Daystar Christian Center amongst others.
The red carpet aspect of the event was hosted by media personality, Kie Kie and popular comedian/influencer, Bukunmi Preacher. It was graced by the likes of Yvonne Jegede, Ufoma McDermmot, Bimbo Akintola, Olagoke Pamilerin popularly known as Dr. Pam Pam, and many more. The main event was hosted by Tope Mark-Odigie of TVC and Damola.
The welcome speech was given by Damilare Oshokoya, the CEO of RealVest Global Technologies after which the Co-founders of Pertinence Group, Sunday Olorunsheyi, and Wisdom Ezekiel mounted the stage to officially address the guests. They explained to the guests how a mutual thirst for greatness and love for impacting the lives of people through real estate has brought them a long way nearly a decade later. They went further to thank the guests for honoring the invitation to come to celebrate Pertinence Group and urged them to enjoy their evening.
The City Councillor of Brampton, Canada, Charmaine Williams, sent a congratulatory video which was displayed for the guests to watch. In the video, she congratulated Pertinence Group on the launch of the Pertinence Place. She stated that she was looking forward to coming to Nigeria again and visiting the Pertinence Place edifice. She concluded by wishing the Pertinence Group conglomerate a prosperous year in 2021.
Popular musician, Teniola Apata popularly known as Teni the Entertainer took the stage and performed some of her hit songs for the electrified guests. She took out a few minutes to bring forward the Co-founders of Pertinence Group and commended them for their great works. Her performance was succeeded by that of HumbleSmith, HoneyTongue, and other great musicians who thrilled the guests with their songs and performances as well.
As it is the culture of the Pertinence Group to reward productivity, deserving companies and members of staff across the Pertinence Group conglomerate (PettySave, Pertinence Properties, HostNowNow, DataFirst Technologies, RealVest.) were put up as nominees in different categories and the emerging winners were presented with awards based on merit.
The highest producing realtors in person Yemi Olodun and Joseph Alimi were presented with car awards, other freebies like flat-screen televisions and other gifts were given to other deserving members of the team for their outstanding production during the course of the year.
The night ended in non-stop dancing as DJ Big N, the official DJ of Mavin Records ushering the guests into a euphoric space of celebration with hit songs back to back.