Delta Speaker bags Lawmaker of the Year award
Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has bagged the Lawmaker of the Year Award from Independent Newspapers. The award, which is the maiden edition of the Independent Nigerian Parliamentary Excellence Awards, was held in Abuja on Wednesday.
Fifteen other lawmakers from across the country were also honoured in different categories. Oborevwori dedicated the honour to God, his colleagues and Delta residents, saying the feat was made possible because of the overwhelming support and cooperation of his colleagues.
He also thanked Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for harmonious relationship with the executive, legislature and judiciary.
Managing Director of Independent Newspapers, Mr. Steve Omanufeme, said the recipients in federal and state legislatures had impacted society positively.
He said: “As part of our thought leadership initiative and commitment to the development of our great nation, Independent Newspapers Limited, in association with African Consolidated Analytical Limited, decided to provide a platform to recognise, reward and celebrate lawmakers who have excelled in lawmaking and in their chosen intervention projects aimed at touching lives.”