Amaechi, a former Governor of Rivers state from the Ikwerre sub Igbo clan of Rivers State won the Award after a stiff poll organised by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council.
Prof Ben Nwabueze, the Igbo Elder statesman of the year
The Hon Minister of Transport Chibuike Amaechi has won the 2015 Igbo Man of the Year Award.
The former Governor of Rivers state from the Ikwerre sub Igbo clan of Rivers State won the Award after a stiff poll organised by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council.
The Award will officially be conferred on Hon Amaechi on Saturday, 30th January, 2015 at Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu.
Other winners of other categories of Award include :
– Governor Willy Obiano , the best Igbo Governor of the year
– Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Igbo legislator of the year
– Senator Ike Ekweremadu, the outstanding Igbo politician of the year
– Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, the Igbo entrepreneur of the year,
– Leo Stan Ekeh, the Igbo Scientist of the year
– Prof Ben Nwabueze, the Igbo Elder statesman of the year
– Prof May Nwoye, the Igbo Woman of the year
– Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Igbo Minister of the year
– Chief Charles Okereke, the Igbo Journalist of the year
– Chief Innocent Chukwuma , the Igbo investor of the year
– Chief Author Eze, the Igbo philantropist of the year
– Chief Maduka Onyishi the Igbo Transporter of the year.
Other categories of Awards include :
– the Igbo Sportsperson of the year
– the Igbo Farmer of the year
– the Igbo Academic of the year
– the Igbo footballer of the year, etc.
The Awardees for the rest of the Award will be made known soon.
Meanwhile preparations are on top gear for the event.
Mazi Okwu Nnabuike
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