Delta State Chief excutive, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has surfaced the Silverbird Man of the 12 months, 2018 after securing the highest variety of votes sent in by respondents in order to emerge victorious.
Chief excutive Okowa was nominated for making sure peace and security in Delta state, youth empowerment, sports growth, as well as infrastructure development, especially street construction, even in riverine communities, making him the name “ Roadmaster”.
According to the management of Silverbird Group, the prestigious Silverbird Guy of the Year award was implemented thirteen years ago to recognize individuals who possess impacted positively on the lives associated with Nigerians through their chosen professions.
The prestigious Silverbird Man of the Year award as well as other categories of awards will be conferred upon Governor Okowa and other well-deserved receivers at a ceremony on February three or more, 2019, at Eko Hotels plus Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Chief Press Secretary towards the Governor, Mr Charles Aniagwu, inside a statement in Asaba said the particular award was well deserved, noting that will “ apart from embarking on more than 360 road projects covering numerous kilometers; Governor Okowa raised the particular bar and ensured continuity within sports development by completing the particular Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba which usually successfully hosted the African Older Athletics Championships Asaba 2018, web hosting of Super Eagles as well as AITEO Cup finals and the succesful protection of National Youth Games as well as the National Sports Festival Abuja 2018 where Delta State emerged successful.
“ Under youngsters empowerment, the Okowa led management has transformed no fewer than forty, 000 youths into owners associated with businesses and employers of work. ”
In December 2018, Governor Okowa was named Chief excutive of the Year 2018 by Vanguard Newspapers Limited, he also emerged 'Best Governor – Grassroots & People Development in the 2018 Nigeria's Good Governance Poll, ' prepared by the African Leadership Magazine UNITED KINGDOM, the Independent Newspapers. He seemed to be conferred with 'Man of The Season, 2017' as well as 2018 Governor from the year award.
Okowa also bagged the New Telegraph Paper Governor of the Year in Individual Capital Development and Infrastructure, College of Ibadan 2016 Alumnus from the year award as well as the 2017 Pride of Man Award by the University or college of Nigeria Nsukka.