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2 Jan 2017

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano Wins Silverbird Man Of The Year

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has
been declared the Silverbird Man of the Year, 2016.
Governor Obiano, who got the highest number
of votes among the four nominees, was
shortlisted for the prestigious award, for
prudent management of resources and
embarking on massive infrastructural
development in the state.
Governor Obiano has also recorded tremendous
achievements in the education sector, resulting
in students from Anambra state coming top in
WAEC and NECO Senior School Certificate
examinations.
Governor Obiano's achievement in security has
made Anambra State one of the most peaceful
states in Nigeria.
The Silverbird Man of the Year Award was
instituted in two thousand and five to reward
individuals who have directly or indirectly
impacted positively on the lives of Nigerians.
Past winners of the prestigious award include
late Professor DORA AKUNYILI, Governor NASIR
EL-RUFAI, NUHU RIBADU, ADAMS
OSHIOMHOLE and Alhaji ALIKO DANGOTE.
Others are Senator GODSWILL AKPABIO, MIKE
ADENUGA, Doctor NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA,
BABATUNDE FASHOLA, PETER OBI and Doctor
EMMANUEL UDUAGHAN.
APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was
named the Silverbird Extraordinary Man of the
Year in twenty fifteen
A date for the presentation of all categories of
the Silverbird annual awards would be
announced soon.
MAN OF THE YEAR
GOV WILLIE OBIANO
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT:
FLORENCE ITA GIWA
SAM AMUKA
PAT UTOMI
FEMI FALANA
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
JIM OVIA
DR ZAINAB SHINKAFI BAGUDU
SUPER FALCONS
POSTHUMOUS:
MAYRIAM BABANGIDA
REX LAWSON
AHMADU BELLO
EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
ABUBAKAR ATIKU
CARDINAL OLUBUNMI OKOJIE
GUEST SPEAKERS: SENATOR DINO MELAYE,
SEPARATION OF POWERS: GOVERNOR AYO
FAYOSE.

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