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The Silverbird Man Of The Year Bola Tinubu, Lateef Jakande, Opral Benson, King Sunny Ade, Samson Siasia, Chimamanda Adichie, others honoured at awards ceremony

The Silverbird Man Of The Year Awards 2016 held at the Eko Hotel convention hall, Lagos on the night of Sunday 24 April, 2015.

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The Silverbird Man Of The Year Awards 2016 held at the Eko Hotel convention hall, Lagos on the night of Sunday 24 April, 2015 with the former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu taking home the biggest award of the night.

Other award recipients include, Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, Veteran Fashion Designer Opral Benson, foremost entrepreneur Oba Otudeko, revered statesman Lulu Briggs, former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa who were all honoured for the Lifetime Achievment Award

The Silvebird Special Achievement Awards went to prolific writer and novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, Environmentalist, Desmond Majekodunmi and Founder BenTV, Alistair Soyode.

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For the Silverbird Lifetime Entertainment Award, the Afro Juju singer, King Sunny Ade, veteran musicians, Dr. Victor Uwaifo and Eddie Ugboma were honoured. While the Silverbird Sports Achievement Awards went to Nigerian born British and Commonwealth Boxing Champion, Coach of the Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia and his counterpart for Under-17, Emmanuel Amuneke

It would be recalled that the former Governor of Delta state, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan won the 2014 Silverbird Man of the year award. 
He won based on his achievement in restoring peace and security to Delta state, massive infrastructural development, free medical care for children and the elderly and his acclaimed micro credit scheme.

It was an amazing event with lots of talking points. See Pulse gallery below!

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