Former first lady, Late Maryam Babangida along with Rex Lawson will be awarded post-humously at this year Silverbird Man of the year.

The annual event, which will also have former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie for the Extra-Ordinary Achievement Award is slated to hold on February 19 in Lagos.

After a rigorous vote by members of the public, the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano recently emerged as the Silverbird “Man of The Year” ad would be decorated on February 19.

Expectedly, the Eko Hotel and Suite venue of the event would welcome crème de la crème across the country who had been invited by the organisers to honour the awardees.

On the list of the awardees is Lagos Human Rights Lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana whom along with the Political Economist, Pat Utomi would bag Silverbird Man of the Year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Also the Publisher of Vanguard Newspaper, Sam Amuka and Florence Ita-Giwa will be awarded the prestigious lifetime achievement awards.

Such personalities, Jim Ovia and Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu will be decorated with the Silverbird Special Achievement Awards.