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Peter Obi Emerges 2022 Leadership ‘Man Of The Year’

Mr. Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, has been named “Man Of The Year” at the 2022 Leadership Excellence Awards.

Obi was selected ahead of three other nominees in a 14-day Leadership Excellence Awards voting by Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora via online platforms.

Online Voting

The online voting was organized by Igbere TV, the foremost community TV in Nigeria.
Obi defeated three other nominees to emerge the winner of the voting which took place from Aug. 1st to Aug. 14, via online platforms.
He polled 2, 428, 403 votes to defeat the Chairman and Founder of BUA Group, Abdul Rabiu who polled 1, 124, 172, and popular Nigerian Singer, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido who polled 881, 766.
The fourth nominee, Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the Founder and General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries, had earlier stepped down and publicly endorsed Peter Obi for the award.
The prestigious award, endorsed by the African Union, African Film Institute, will be presented in November 2022 in Abuja.
The prestigious award, which is the fourth in a row, is an annual event; it recognises and honours outstanding impacts of leaders across public and private sectors in Nigeria.
The event also promotes outstanding leaders and personalities whose impacts have felt in Nigeria’s political, social and economic spheres.

Peter Obi

In May 2022, Obi became the presidential candidate of the LP in the upcoming 2023 general elections, after defecting from the People Democratic Party.
Obi is a Nigerian businessman and politician who served as governor of Anambra from March to November 2006 – February to May 2007, and from June 2007 to March 2014.
Born in Onitsha in 1961, Obi graduated from the University of Nigeria in 1984, he also entered business and banking, eventually rising to hold several high-ranking executive positions at banks.


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