His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was in Lagos over the weekend with His wife, Her Excellency, The wife of the Governor Official – Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu/ Founder Medicaid Cancer Foundation/CEO Medicaid Diagnostic Center.
The investiture of “Man of the Year Award” was given to Dr. Bagudu under the Silverbird Special Achievement category. This happened at Eko Hotel Convention Center in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku (Turakin Adamawa), Senator Ben Murray Bruce and other dignitaries were at the event. Her Excellency in her speech appreciated the contributions of her Father, Late Umaru Shinkafi, her mother and her husband the Executive Governor towards her achievements and that of the Foundation.
Dr Zainab Bagudu introduced her school mate a breast cancer survivor, Folake Ajibade. “The key is early detection and all beautiful ladies in the house, when you get home tonight and remove your spanx, do a breast exam” says Bagudu in her awesome speech after she received her award from His Royal highness, Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe the Obi of Onitsha
Others at the event to support the Kebbi state first couple include the Medicaid team, Commisioner Finance Alh Ibrahim Augie, Kebbi state APC Chairman, Barrister Attahiru, Perm. Sec. Women Affairs, Sole Administrators, SAs and other Kebbi State Government Officials.
The Medicaid Cancer Foundation has over 20,000 screenings on record and funds treatment for indigent cancer patients in Nigeria.