Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, Wife of Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, Kwara State Commissioner for Finance, Mrs Florence Oyeyemi, Senior Pastor at Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Divisional Head of Keystone Bank in Abuja, Mr Akinsanmi Falaki and twenty eight others have been voted SGtv Man of the Year at Stardom Global Award 2021 after a four-week keenly contested online voting exercise which ended Sunday night.
The Rivers former governor polled 16,675 to beat his rivals, Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola who polled 9,324, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu who garnered 6,022 votes and Minister of Special Duties, George Akume who parted with 5,981 votes. Governor Umar Ganduje polled 18, 235 to emerge Governor of the Year for Infrastructural development, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state polled a total of 14,972 to emerge Governor of the Year on Security. Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu polled 11, 642 to win the Corporate Social Responsibility Personality of the Year award (Petproject and corporate service)
Also, human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) polled 18,658 to emerge advocate of the Year, while Mrs Folashade Joseph, Managing Director, Nigeria Agricultural Insurance Corporation(NAIC) emerged as Director General of the Year with 11,475 and Mrs Florence Oyeyemi, Kwara State Commissioner for Finance emerged as State Commissioner of the Year with a total vote of 9,211
Highest votes for the Year goes to two young men, the Senior Pastor Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Biodun Fatoyinbo who was voted the Leadership/Mentorship personality of the Year and the Divisional Head, Keystone Bank, Abuja, Akinsanmi Falaki who was voted Banker of the Year both grabbed the coveted award with 21, 854 each.
The younger generation were not left out as the Chief of Staff to Kogi state Governor, Pharmacist Jamiu Asuku was voted Youth of the Year.
The result was announced on Monday morning at a World press conference carried out by the organizing and selection committee of the Stardom Global Award 2021, details of the award recipients and categories can be found below.
The statement which was duly signed by Tolulope Hinmikaiye says at an award night scheduled to take place on Saturday December 11, 2021 at Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Towers, by 5pm, awardess will be inducted into the Stardom Global Hall of Fame and dinner in commemoration of the 2021 edition of the award series