Artistic icon and living legend Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya on 22nd of February attended the Sun Awards, where he was a recipient of the Man of the Year Award given for Life time Achievement in the Arts. The Sun Awards celebrate Nigeria’s finest and recognize persons of distinction who have excelled in 2013. The Sun Award compiled by Sun Newspapers, one of Nigeria’s highest circulating dailies has also as its goal recognizing, celebrating and inspiring other Nigerians through the worthy accomplishments of those nominated for her annual awards.
The event was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. Other recipients of the 2013 Award were the publisher of Vanguard Newspapers Mr. Sam Amuka; entrepreneur and Captain of Industry, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo; writer Koko Kalango, Elder states man, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark of Industry; and Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State.
The artist Onobrakpeya attended the ceremony with his wife Victoria in a custom-made white safari like outfit from the designer Mudi.