By Ovat Abeng
The Transition Committee Chairman of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, Honourable Emmanuel Ikechukwu Nweke, has bagged electoral excellence and grassroot development award from FREENEWS Magazine, Published by Obev Industries Limited Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
While presenting the award to the Council Chairman at his office in Nteje, headquarters of Oyi LGA, on Wednesday, the Chairman, Editorial Board of FREENEWS Magazine, Mr Obinna Evaristus Mbonu, said that the award came as a result of the Chairman’s efforts to developed his rural domain in line with governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo vision of making Anambra a livable and prosperous state in Nigeria and also his ability to win the 2023 general election legislative seat that concern Oyi Council Area under the platform of the State ruling-All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA.
According to Mbonu, “The award is in recognition of the massive rural development drives of Governor Chukuma Soludo in the provision of rural roads, rural health care facilities, construction and renovation of schools, agricultural interventions and the ongoing Youth Empowerment Programme in the council area and beyond.
In his acceptance speech, the LGA boss, thanked the organisers of the award for recognising him, noting that the honour will spur him to do more for the people of Oyi Council Area.
“This award is an indication that my people are seeing what I and my administrative team are doing to ensure good governance in the area.
“I appreciate the award. I will continue to do my best for the good all,” the Chairman added.