Chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, has emerged winner of the `Car Maker of the Year’ 2020 Igbere TV Leadership Excellence Awards.
The award which is the climax of a seven-day voting by Nigerians via online platforms monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has been endorsed by the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC).
Innoson defeated five other nominees to emerge winner.
NAN reports that the other nominees are Parvir Singh (Nissan), Tokumbo Aromolaran (Hyundai), Jacky Hathiramani (Kia), and Mohammed Munir Jaafaru (Peugeot).
Some of the awardees indifferent categories are Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Apostle Chinyere Chibuzor, Olakunle Churchill, Dr Betta Edu among others. (NAN)
NAN reports that some of the award categories include: Man of the Year, Best Performing Governor of the Year, Businessman of the Year, Best Performing Minister of the Year and Best Performing LGA Chairman of the Year, among others.
NAN also reports that in the 2019 edition, while President Muhammadu Buhari was recognised with the “2019 man of Integrity (in government)” award, Las Vegas-based Nigerian billionaire Medical Doctor, Godwin Maduka was honoured and unveiled as the “2019 man of the year”.
The 2020 awards presentations is slated for December recognise and will honour outstanding impacts of leaders across several sectors and industries in Nigeria.