The award for transformational leadership was bestowed on Imoke for facilitating rapid infrastructural and human development in Cross River State. At the 4th Annual CEOs Dinner/Awards Nite, held at the Golden Gate Restaurant, Ikoyi, Lagos.
President of AES, Dr. Ausbeth Ajagu, said Imoke emerged winner after a verification exercise involving visitation to the 36 states to assess developmental strides of the governors.
The governor, who delivered a lecture on the theme: “Peace as a Panacea for national development”, thanked the organizers for the award.
He said he was particularly surprised to have been singled out for the recognition.