The Special Adviser to the Ogun State Governor on Political matters, Hon. Adebiyi Adeleye has been honoured as the Outstanding Political Icon of the Year 2021 by the Southwest Legendary Award.

Hon. Adeleye who expressed gratitude to God shortly after he received the award at the Miss Campus South West Remo Nigeria Grand finale held at Remo Majestic Hotel, Shagamu Shagamu Remo area of Ogun State said he dedicated the award to Akanni Oladimeji Balogun popularly known as (AOB) for his fairness in news reportage especially on his social media pages.

Hon. Adeleye revealed that Sahara Reporters over the years has always being reporting falsehood against him adding that being honour as the Outstanding Political Icon of the year it's going to be a big shame to Sahara Reporters.

It would be recalled that Sahara Reporters in one of his stories alleged Hon. Adeleye for kidnapping his local government party chairman, forgery of certificate and many more.

Hon. Adeleye hinted that all the allegation was not true and that alone makes him to dedicate his award to a young man like Oladimeji that always verify news before posting it on his page.

According to him "I feel deserving of it but clearly in a week back to back I have been faced by Sahara Reporters and I am being honor same way, I think it's deserving and I am not taking the award for granted."

"I dedicated the award to Oladimeji Balogun, you know why, I have been following him on Facebook over the years and he has always been most fairness, unbiased and very honest reporter".