Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu , the Wife of Kebbi State Governor has been honored as the First Lady of the Year in the forthcoming Democracy Heroes Awards at Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja.
She was nominated with other first ladies, the Wife of Imo state Governor, Mrs Nneoma Okoroacha, Wife of Bayelsa State Governor, Mrs.Rachael Dickson and the Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Olufusho Amosun.
Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagadu who is the confirmed nominee has through her screening and funding program under her MEDICAID Cancer Foundation influenced over 20,000 cancer patient. She is one of the most significant personalities in the cancer campaign Initiative across Nigeria and Kebbi particularly.
Through the response and reaction of the nationwide voting exercise that was conducted by Democracy Heroes Awards across Nigeria, Dr.Zainab Shinkafi emerged victorious amongst other nominees. This Award, in particular, is one of the most prestigious awards for recognizing heroes and significant actors in the development of Nigeria democracy.
Mr. Alexander Ajagbonna, the chairman of organizing a committee of Democracy Heroes Awards appreciated the involvement and participation of Nigerians in the nationwide voting exercise for nominees across different awa4rd categories and the confirmed nominees across several categories ahead of the award ceremony that is to hold on the 5th of August, 2019.