Glitz and glam of Vanguard Awards 2015

Chinasa Amechi

Chinasa Amechi

It was a star-studded affair last weekend as Eko Hotel and Suites hosted the Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards 2015. Invited guests pulled out all the stops to look good on the red carpet and many did not disappoint. Endless exotic evening gowns competed with tuxedos and traditional attires.

Funmi Fagbore

Funmi Fagbore

The event, which was tagged “The Torch bearers”, was held to present honorary awards to

Adaeze Ekwueme

Adaeze Ekwueme

outstanding citizens and leaders that made impacts in the past year 2015. Governors Adams Oshiomole, Ibrahim Dakwambo, Kashim Shettima and Ibikunle Amosun of Edo, Gombe, Ogun and Borno States respectively, took home the awards for Governor of the Year. Other awardees included former Vice President Alex Ekwueme, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, Senator David Dafinone, Onikepo Akande, Jim Ovia and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Barr. Bisi Idaomi

Barr. Bisi Idaomi

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan were named joint Personality of the Year.It was a vibrant occasion as guests where thrilled to classic oldies by the Sharp Band as well as musical performances from Harrysong, KC, Sinmi while the comedy interlude was by Koffi. Comedienne Helen Paul and Yomi Awokpe were the MCs for the night and both did justice to their role. The event began with singer Olumide singing the

Nigerian national anthem.

Attended by politicians and eminent personalities as well as Nollywood heavyweights, it was an unforgettable night that wouldn’t be forgotten in a hurry.



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