The 4th edition of Nigeria’s leading men’s lifestyle magazine MODE Men Magazine‘s annual “Men of the Year” Awards took place on Sunday 10th December 2011 in the grand ballroom of the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.
The event kicked of with a rendition of the national anthem with the president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Tee Mac Omotsola leading with his famed flute, after that stirring start, the hosts – Beverly Naya, Frank Edoho and Freeze took over the show.
K-Soul, Femi Adeyinka and Praiz provided musical entertainment as awards were given out in fourteen categories.
The “Man of the Year” award went to Dr. Paul Orhii – Director General of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC) while the ‘Woman of the Year” prize for 2011 was awarded to Orode Ryan-Okpu of the Pink Pearl Foundation, an organization focused on breast and cervical cancer awareness.
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of the magazine, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa urged the corporate world to support events like this as they are instituted to honour achievers in the society and also thanked guests for honouring his invitation.
The event was sponsored by MTN and Johnnie Walker.
2011 MODE Men Magazine – Men of the Year Awards
MAN OF THE YEAR
DR PAUL ORHII
WOMAN OF THE YEAR
BUSINESS MAN OF THE YEAR
SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR
MOST STYLISH ‘YOUNG’ MAN OF THE YEAR
GOVERNOR OF THE YEAR
SEGUN MIMIKO(ONDO STATE)
ACTOR OF THE YEAR
RADIO PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
MODEL OF THE YEAR
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