The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has won the “Man Of The Year” in the 2022 Leadership Excellence Awards.
Obi defeated three other nominees to win the voting from Aug. 1 to Aug. 14 via online platforms.
The former Anambra State Governor polled 2, 428, 403 votes to defeat the Chairman and Founder of BUA Group, Abdul Rabiu, who polled 1, 124, 172 and popular 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 Leadership Excellence Awards is a 14-day voting by Nigerians both home and in the Diaspora via online platforms.
The Igbere TV organised the online voting, a foremost community TV in Nigeria, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The prestigious award, the fourth in a row, will be presented in November 2022 in Abuja.
The annual event recognises and honours outstanding impacts of leaders across public and private sectors in Nigeria.
The event promotes outstanding leaders and personalities
who impact Nigeria’s political, social and economic spheres.