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Mode Mag picks the Men of the Year for 2009. Find Out Who Won!

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The Mode Men of the Year Awards for 2009 were given out at an intimate ceremony on the 5th of December 2009 at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos. With 70 invited guests including nominees and VIP guests in attendance, the event was hosted by actress Kate Henshaw-Nuttall and Leroy Onuogha. Awards were given to various men (and one woman) who excelled in their fields this year. Award winners included Governor Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State and businessman Wale Babalakin.
In the words of Mode Magazine Editor-In-Chief, Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa, “It was a great night!” Congrats to all the winners and nominees. See full list of winners and photos from the event below:

Kate Henshaw-Nuttall

Kate Henshaw-Nuttall

Van Vicker

Van Vicker

Dayo Adeneye

Dayo Adeneye

Ugonna Emeruo

Ugonna Omeruo

Soraya Adji (Love the Lalli!)

Soraya Adji (Love the Lalli!)

Ice Prince

Ice Prince

Bhaira Mcwizu

Bhaira Mcwizu

Christine Itegbe

Christine Itegbe

MI & Femi

MI & Femi

Mode Magazine Men of the Year Awards 2009 – List of Winners
Man of the Year: Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola
Governor of the Year: Obong (Dr.) Godswill Akpabio
Woman of the Year: Celine Loader
Senator of the Year (Honorary): Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim
Businessman of the Year: Dr. Wale Babalakin
Radio Personality: Steve Onu (Yaw – Wazobia FM)
TV Personalities of the Year: Kenny Ogungbe and Dayo Adeneye
Actor of the Year: Van Vicker
Comedian of the Year: Basketmouth
Sports Personality of the Year: Amobi Okoye
Luxury Brand of the Year: Wisemen Apparel
Male Model of the Year: Sunny Adjero
Politician of the Year: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu
Most Stylish Man: Kojo Williams
Photographer of the Year: Kelechi Amadi-Obi
Musician of the Year: J Martins
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Bode Pedro
Designer of the Year: Okunoren Twins

Kojo Williams savours his 'Most Stylish' award

Kojo Williams savours his 'Most Stylish' award

Celine Loader receives her award

Celine Loader receives her award

Mode Mag Publisher/Editor Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa gives a speech

Mode Mag Publisher/Editor Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa gives a speech

Kelechi Amadi Obi picks up his MODE photographer of the year award

Kelechi Amadi Obi picks up his MODE photographer of the year award

Keke & D1

Keke & D1with their MODE MEN award

Radio fave Yaw of Wazobia FM receives his MODE award from Kate Henshaw

Radio fave Yaw of Wazobia FM receives his MODE award from Kate Henshaw

AY graciously picks up the award on behalf of his colleague Basketmouth

AY graciously picks up the award on behalf of his colleague Basketmouth

Its Van's monet! MODE Men Actor of the Year

Its Van's monet! MODE Men Actor of the Year

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