Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, and Bolanle, his wife, are set for the 5th Nigeria Impact Awards.
In a statement on Thursday, Bunmi Obarotimi, head, media and corporate relations of the awards, said Dimeji Bankole, a former speaker of the house of representatives would be the chief host of the event.
“Governor Ambode might bag two of our prominent awards, he is coming to pick the award himself as he will be welcoming the guest speaker, Dimeji Bankole as the chief host,” the statement read.
“The wife of the governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode also top the category of most supportive wife of governor award and she is most likely to accompany her husband.
“The Lagos team led by Governor Ambode, his wife, the honourable commissioner for information and strategies, Mr. Steve Ayorinde as well as the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Habib Aruna will storm R&A Hotels to honour the NIA.
“Ambode is concerned about the positive progress of Lagos, he loves the youth, he is determined to create lasting legacies in Lagos, I think all these made him earn so much respect from our team, as he is our chief host, he is likely a double award winner and the wife is also going home with an award.”
The awards holds on November 27 at the R&A City Hotels, Allen Avenue, Ikeja Lagos.