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Outrage As Governor Dapo Abiodun Wins Silverbird ‘Man Of The Year’ Award

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There is an uproar on social media following Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun beating his rivals to clinch the ‘Silverbird Man of The Year’ award.


Recall that the Governor of Ogun State had received the Silverbird Man of The Year award on Sunday, March 3rd at the Convention Center, Eko Hotels and Sites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Prince Abiodun emerged as the 2023 Man of the Year after beating four other nominees through a rigorous voting process.

According to a statement by Jacob Akinyemi Johnson, the Chief Creative Officer/Chairman Editorial Board of Silverbird Group, he said the Governor won after obtaining 70 percent of the votes.

In a statement on his Twitter page, Dapo Abiodun stated that receiving the award is a true testament his unwavering commitment to creating a brighter future for the people of Ogun State.

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He noted how for the past few years, his administration has prioritized good governance as their top priority and he is proud to have worked diligently towards the goal with sincerity and dedication.


Prince Abiodun extended his heartfelt thanks to Silverbird Group for recognizing his efforts and honoring him with the unique award.


“Receiving the prestigious title of the 2023 Silverbird Man of the Year is a true testament to our unwavering commitment to creating a brighter future for the people of Ogun State.

For the past few years, our administration has prioritized good governance as our top priority, and we are proud to have worked diligently towards this goal with sincerity and dedication.


We extend our heartfelt thanks to the Silverbird group for recognizing our efforts and honoring us with this unique award. This recognition serves as a significant motivation for us to continue striving for the betterment of Ogun State and to make a positive impact on humanity as a whole”.

Many who felt the Governor wasn’t deserving of the prestigious award took to social media to drag the award organizers.


One Owo Canada wrote, “This 202_ Dapo has more awards than Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and Asake in combine


One Senator 8790 wrote, “I am sure this award isn’t based on merit, it’s just the highest bidder that will get the award. This is the only Governor of Ogun State that has underperformed for me. Don’t even know the criteria for the award


One Okey TMC wrote, “Man of the Year for doing what precisely? Embezzling local government funds. It seems the award is up for grabs for the highest bidder

One Mama Dorly wrote, “Ogun State had one of the worst roads in Nigeria


One Bala Zaria wrote, “I’m actually confused, there’s probably something this man did we don’t know about


One Yobak wrote, “This one just dey use money buy award up and down with nothing to showcase for it


One Senator 8790 wrote, “Governor Sanwo Olu is there you didn’t give him Governor of the year but Eleyi who has brought little or no development to Ogun State is getting an award. This life no just balance”.