Relevant stakeholders in Orlu zone, under the auspices of Orlu Committee of friends, has conferred an award of excellence on the Speaker, Imo state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu.
Chairman of the group, Com. Theophilus Nsonwu, while presenting the award to the speaker, stated that the committee which comprises relevant leaders from the different local councils that make up the zone, unanimously agreed to honor him based on his sterling leadership qualities which he has brought to bear as the leader of the state assembly, in the last three and half years.
He noted that Uwajumogu led Imo state House of Assembly has redefined legislative business in the governance of the state, a development which according to him, has ensured that Imo citizens now have a feel of what good governance of the state is all about.
He added that citizens of the state were happy with the relevant laws and motions passed by the present law makers, pointing out that such feat has culminated in House, winning different awards and laurels as the best and most proactive House of Assembly in the history of the state.
Com. Theophilus Nsonwu, Lauded the maturity and wisdom of the Speaker in thoroughly navigating the ship of the house, irrespective of their divergent political affiliations, while thanking him for ensuring stability in the governance of the present administration in the state, noting that such level of peace and understanding between the executive and the legislature has enabled their son, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, to remain focused and resilient in administering people oriented services to the state.
While acknowledging the enormous contribution the Speaker has made in changing the face of Okigwe senatorial zone for better, the committee of friends enjoined him to continue in his services to the people, adding that Okigwe zone was now an envy of some people of the state, even as they wished they were indigenes of the zone.
Responding, the speaker, ably represented by his senior special assistant on media, Mr. Chukwuemeka Ahaneku, thanked Orlu people for acknowledging the efforts of the speaker in his determination to render first class services to the people of the state.
He maintained that the speaker was appreciative of the laudable support coming from well-meaning citizens of the state, noting that such quantum support would in no small measure spur him to do more in rendering excellent services to the people.
Source: Emeka Ahaneku