Last Friday 25th of March 2011 at the Expo Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. Special guests of honour, President Bill Clinton and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger both from the United States of America graced the Thisday awards event and spoke extensively on ‘Leadership, Nigeria and Our Common Humanity”.
This year’s event was co-chaired by Aliko Dangote and Jim Ovia. And according to the organisers, the awards ceremony is “in honour of Nigeria’s best and brightest for year 2011.
The recipients of awards are emerge from different sectors of the society and include: Hassan Adamu, Adebayo Adedeji, Femi Adeniyi- Williams, Fola Tajudeen Adeola, Sam Adeyemi, Chimanda Adichie, Segun Agbaje, Aigboje AIG- Imokhude, Bolaji Akinyemi, Dele Akinyemi, Kolawole Aluko, Rotimi Amaechi, Jibril Aminu, Ernest Azudialu, Ladi Balogun, Mofe Boyo, Innocent Chukwuma, Tonye Cole, George S. Coumantarous, Sola David-Borha, Uzoma Dozie, Cathy Echeozo, Chiwetel Ejiofor, U.K Eke, Faysal El-Khalil, Francesca Emmanuel, Victor Ezenwoko, Ismalia Isa Funtua, Akin George-Taylor, Alex Ibru, Innocent Idibia (Tuface), Phillip Ihenacho, Shehu Malami, Ben Nwabueze, Ade Odunsi, Jide Ogundare, Alex Okosi, Emeka Onwuka, ABC Orjiako, Titi Osuntoki, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Khalifa Isyaku Rabiu, Tony Rapu, Deola SAgoe, Yinka Sanni, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Umaru Shehu, Kashim Bukar Shettima, Tope Sonubi, Toyin Subair, Wale Tinubu, Hassan Usman, Herbert Wigwe and Umaru Musa Yar’Adua (Late).
The event was packed with the brightest and fashionable crowd. Here’s bringing you what they wore!