By Ezra Odogu
The Executive Director of Media Links and Development, Prince Meshack Idehen, said the Marketing Edge Brands and Advertising Awards of Excellence conferred on His Excellency, Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu as Political Brand Icon of the Year is an award well deserved.
Sanwo-Olu was given the award on Friday, August 27, 2021.
A statement released in Washington DC on Sunday by Prince Idehen, said Media Links and Development is elated that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has successfully made a masterpiece out of Lagos State, and that the Award is a confirmation of Media Links and Development long held views that Governor Sanwo-Olu’s popularity and credence as a progressive governor is excellent, having continually used the state’s resources for the common good of all Lagosians and residents.
According to Idehen, Media Links and Development Group is delighted of His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s exemplary leadership qualities which has continued to redefine governance and leadership, and which has led to the birth of the many laudable projects that has been witnessed in the state.
Idehen said Governor Sanwo-Olu has by his proactive leadership, shown a firm resolve towards creating a better quality of life and living for everyone in Lagos State, and has made Lagos, a model state of good governance.
“Media Links and Development Mega Ventures is proud and delighted that His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is recognized by a leading medium such as Marketing Edge as the Political Brand Icon of the Year.
“At Media Links and Development, we are aware of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s revolutionary and massive investment in the provision of physical infrastructure spread across the state. We are aware of massive investments in human capacity development by the governor. Governor Sanwo-Olu’s footprints of sustainable development are everywhere in Lagos for the people to see”, Idehen said.
The Media Links and Development boss said since the index case of Covid-19 was recorded in February 2020 in Nigeria, which came through Lagos, that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been on his feet fighting the virus from and leading from all fronts.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is the only Governor in Nigeria to be named Vanguard Governor of the Year; The Nation Person of the Year, Leadership Governor of the Year and New Telegraph Governor of the Year, and now Marketing Edge Political Brand Icon of the Year. These recognitions are not coincidences, they are the recognitions for the hard work based on sincerity and accountability that the governor has displayed within the past year”.
Congratulating the governor on these awards and recognition, Idehen urged the governor to continue the good works.
Based in Baltimore in the United States of America, Media Links and Development also own and administer several online platforms, including Media Against Impunity Nigeria, Now Nigeria Global Forum, and For God and Country.