The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has been honoured with the Politician of the Year award by Leadership Newspapers.
Obaseki bagged the award at the Leadership Conference and Award Ceremony, holding at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja.
The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Hon. Osaigbovo Iyoha, who received the award on behalf of the governor at the event, said the honour is in recognition of the governor’s doggedness in overcoming the political headwinds of 2020 during the state’s governorship election amid a devastating pandemic.
He expressed appreciation to Edo people for their trust and support for him as well as entrusting him with the mandate to drive the development and progress of the state.