The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike , has emerged the Silverbird Man of the Year, twenty seventeen following a keenly contested vote.
Governor Wike was nominated for the prestigious Silverbird Man of the Year Award for his massive infrastructure development of Rivers State earning him the title, Mister Projects.
The award ceremony will hold on Friday, February twenty third, twenty eighteen at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Other categories of Silverbird awards would be conferred on some individuals at the event.
The Silverbird Extra Ordinary Business Award would be given to Deji Ali, Leo Stan Ekeh Doctor Ola Orekunrin and Alhaji Samad Rabiu.
The Silverbird Lifetime Achievement Award will be conferred on Chief Abba Folawiyo , Senator Daisy Danjuma, Lady Maiden Ibru and Stella Chinyelu Okoli.
The Silverbird Post Humous Award will be given to Chief MKO Abiola, Dim Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and Doctor Abubakar Olusola Saraki.
The Silverbird Extra Ordinary Personality Award goes to Ronald Chagoury.
The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele and the Governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Bagudu will receive the Silverbird Special Achievement Award while the Silverbird Education Award will be bestowed on the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seraike Dickson.
Another Governor, Ayodele Fayose will receive the Silverbird Man of the People Award.
The Silverbird Legislative Award will go to Senator Ike Ekweremadu and Femi Gbajabiamila.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari will receive the Silverbird Personality of the Award with the Silverbird Public Servant Award going to Babatunde Fowler.