Nigerian entertainment Mogul, businessman and philanthropist, Mr Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, has been voted the 2021 Man of the Year by Nigerians even those in the Diaspora
The prestigious award, organised by IgbereTV is endorsed by the African Union and the African Film Institute.
The award recognises and honours outstanding impact of leaders across both the public and private sectors in Nigeria.
Obi Cubana who hails from Oba, a community in Idemili-South Local Government Area of Anambra is renowned for his philanthropy and humanitarian service.
He was recently reported to have empowered 300 youths engaged in business with N1 million each after videos of his mother’s burial went viral.
This 2021 excellent Award presentation is scheduled to hold on Nov.
2 in Abuja.
The 14-day Voting was monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) via online, Obi Cubana was voted ahead of three other nominees.
Other nominees were Gov.
Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Mr Tony Elumelu, Chairman UBA Group and Mr Abdul Rabiu, Chairman and founder of BUA Group to clinch the position.
The philanthropist and entertainer emerged winner with 2,667,845 votes just as the other nominees secured the following votes: Makinde 1,015,224 votes, Elumelu, 848,652 votes and Rabiu 819,562 votes.
Entertainment Mogul Bags ‘Man of the Year’ Award