Abiodun wins governor of the year, 2023 Silverbird man of the year awards

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Dapo Abiodun, the governor of Ogun State, has been named the 2023 Sun newspaper governor of the year and Silverbird Man of the Year award.

The two media outlets informed the governor about the Awards in different letters.

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The Sun, in a letter signed by its Managing Director/Editor-In-Chief, Onuoha Ukeh, dated November 20, said the award was in recognition of Governor Abiodun’s strides in Ogun State, turning the state into an industrial giant, while also improving its revenue base.

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The letter said: “The management and staff of The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of Daily Sun, Saturday Sun, Sunday Sun and Sporting Sun, brings you warm greetings. We felicitate with you on your achievements in office.

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“We write to notify that the Board of Editors of The Sun Publishing Limited, after a rigorous selection process, has picked you as the winner of The Sun Governor of the Year Award 2023.

“The Award will be formally presented to you at an elaborate ceremony on February 17, 2024 at the Sun Awards in Lagos.

Abiodun emerged 2023 Silverbird Man of the Year Award from four nominees after a rigorous voting process.

The management of Silverbird Group, in a statement, dated December 11, signed Jacob Akinyemi-Johnson, Chief Creative Officer/Chairman Editorial Board said Governor Abiodun, since his assumption of office has contributed immensely to the advancement of the Nigerian society through his many laudable projects, hence his nomination.

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“We feel deeply honoured to  write and felicitate with you for being nominated by the Editorial Board of the Silverbird Group owners of Silverbird Television and the Rhythm FM Network as one of the four distinguished individuals for the prestigious ‘2023 SILVERBIRD MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD’

“You were nominated because of the immense contributions you have made towards the  advancement of the Nigerian  society through laudable   projects and schemes that you   have embarked on and have   subsequently impacted positively on the lives of Nigerians. 

“Your exemplary disposition has also not gone unnoticed.The winner will be chosen by Nigerians who will vote by sms, WhatsApp, and online”. It further stated.

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Silverbird television Award has been fixed  for Sunday, Match 4, 2024.

It would be recalled that in 2023, Abiodun took home the Forbes Best of Africa award for the industrial revolution. The 2022 Governor of the Year Award went to him.

Along with four other honours, the governor received the Vanguard Governor of the Year Award in 2021 and the Daily Independent Newspapers Governor of the Year Award in the same year.

At the 2020 Nigerian Agricultural Awards, he was named Governor of the Year. 

Among other honours, the Federal Government has given him the Industrial Revolution Award.

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