*Peter Obi, Nimrod, Dino Melaye, Uba Sani, others named in other categories
As an annual tradition, top Kaduna-based multiple award winning Online Platform, Authentic News Daily has announced winners of the 8th edition of its prestigious awards for the year 2022.
A statement by its Consulting Editor, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson on Monday, named the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele as its Man of the Year 2022.
According to the statement, Labour Party’s Presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi is the AUTHENTIC POLITICIAN of the Year, while an activist, Senator Dino Melaye emerged Opposition Figure of the Year.
President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engr Musa Nimrod emerged Sports Personality of the Year for the fifth time, after winning same in 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
“As it was done in the seven previous editions, winners of the awards in the 17 categories have emerged,” it stated.
The statement congratulated the winners, while urging them to keep up the good works that earned them the recognition.
Full categories of the Awards are listed below:
1. AUTHENTIC MAN OF THE YEAR
Mr. Godwin Emefiele
2. AUTHENTIC POLITICIAN OF THE YEAR
3. AUTHENTIC WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Comfort Amwe (Mama Sanga)
4. AUTHENTIC GOVERNOR OF THE YEAR
Abdullahi Sule Nasarawa)/Seyi Makinde (Oyo State)
5. AUTHENTIC LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR
Senator Uba Sani
6. AUTHENTIC BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR
Alhaji Auwalu Abdullahi Rano (AA Rano)
7. AUTHENTIC MDA OF THE YEAR
Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)
8. AUTHENTIC BRAND OF THE YEAR
9. AUTHENTIC CORPORATE ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR
Zenith Bank PLC
10. AUTHENTIC NGO OF THE YEAR
Atiku Care Foundation
11. AUTHENTIC MILITARY OR PARAMILITARY OUTFIT OF THE YEAR
Nigerian Customs Service
12. AUTHENTIC SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR
FGC Kwali Abuja
13. AUTHENTIC HIGHER INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR
Greenfield University Kaduna
14. AUTHENTIC JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Bode Olagoke (Blueprint Newspapers)/Mohammed Sabiu (Tribune Newspapers)
15. AUTHENTIC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Engineer Musa Nimrod
16. AUTHENTIC OPPOSITION FIGURE OF THE YEAR
Senator Dino Melaye
17. AUTHENTIC ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR