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Wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Bagudu bags Silverbird Man of the Year “Special Achievement award”



L-R: Governor Atiku Bagudu, Dr. Zainab Bagudu, Dr. Ebele Obiano, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe

Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu Wife of Kebbi State Governor and Founder, Medicaid Cancer Foundation/CEO Medicaid Diagnostic Center received the Silverbird Man of the Year “Special Achievement award” for her work in Cancer.

The Executive Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was in Lagos to support his wife at the event which took place at Eko Hotel Convention Center in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, Dr. Ebele Obiano (who joined Dr Bagudu to receive the award) and other dignitaries were at the event.

Dr. Bagudu in her speech appreciated the contributions of her Father, late Umaru Shinkafi, her mother and her husband the Executive Governor towards her achievements and that of the Foundation.

Dr Zainab Bagudu also introduced her school mate, a breast cancer survivor, Folake Ajibade. “The key is early detection and all beautiful ladies in the house, when you get home tonight and remove your spanx, do a breast exam” says Bagudu in her awesome speech after she received her award from His Royal highness, Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha.

Others at the event to support the Kebbi state first couple include the Medicaid team, city banker Jibril Aku, Commissioner for Finance Alh Ibrahim Augie, Kebbi state APC Chairman, Barrister Attahiru, Perm. Sec. Women Affairs, Sole Administrators, SAs and other Kebbi State Government Officials.

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  1. Nene+

    February 20, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Deservedly so. Weldone ma’am.

  2. tunmi

    February 20, 2017 at 7:46 pm

    I’m surprised I haven’t come across her on BN, wait lemme go look


    March 23, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Her Excellency Dr. Zainab Bagudu,The Wife of the Governor of Kebbi State

    Our students can design and build their hydrogen fuel cell cars on their own. But our STEM program can’t succeed without you. Will you help us to send this information to Her Excellency Dr. Zainab Bagudu to help the Kebbi State Students to become the scientists and engineers of tomorrow, today?

    However, Below we have some of the video links listed as follows:

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    Thank you for your time and understanding.

    Yours Faithfully,
    For:Sirma Wax Nigeria Limited

    Atose Joe

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