CELEBRITY GOSSIP LOCAL NEWS POLITICAL GIST SOCIETY GIST GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU GETS THE VANGUARD PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD (PHOTOS) By Admin Posted on 2 weeks ago 4 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin By Aishat Momoh. O. Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, was honored with the Vanguard Personality of the Year Award on Saturday night. Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, and businessman Mr. Femi Otedola are among the other award recipients in this category. During the occasion, which took place at Eko Hotels & Suites, Governor Sanwo-Olu personally collected his award certificate. On his social media accounts, the Governor expressed his gratitude for the award, saying that it would serve as a continual reminder to him and his team to strive harder for Lagosians. He expressed himself as follows: “The Vanguard Newspapers Group has bestowed upon me the title of Vanguard Personality 2019/2020. It means a lot to me that I’ve received these accolades. This distinguished award will serve as a continual reminder to me and my team to do better in the coming year in order to outdo ourselves in providing efficient service to the people of Lagos State.” Governor Sanwo-Olu, who presented the award to Lagosians, reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to achieving the Greater Lagos vision in accordance with the THEMES agenda. He also thanked the award’s organizers and citizens for their faith in the present administration, promising that the government will not disappoint them. “I would want to dedicate the prizes to every Lagosian who has supported our administration’s goal of a Greater Lagos. We will not give up on this or other established targets as part of our THEMES agenda.” “The Vanguard Newspapers Group deserves special recognition for this. I want to express my gratitude to Lagosians for their support for our government throughout the administration’s many phases. Don’t worry, our best is yet to come “According to Sanwo-Olu, The 2019 Vanguard Governor of the Year category was won by Mallam Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of Ekiti State and Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of Ondo State. Governor Sanwo-Olu was joined at the event by members of his cabinet, including the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, the Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Moruf Fatai-Akinderu, the Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, and the Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke.