Again, Senator Peter Onyelukachukwu Nwaoboshi (SPON), has been conferred with the Community Newspapers Publishers’ Award as the Most outstanding and proactive legislature of the year.
This recognition followed his achievements at the Senate of the National Assembly.
SPON, as he is fondly called, is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and representing Delta North Senatorial District.
This was announced at the 2021 edition of the Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN), held at Ochids Hotel, Asaba on Thursday, 11th November 2021.
The latest award to the Delta North Senator, came few months after he was bestowed with the prestigious ‘Most Performing Senator’ Award by the Niger Delta APC Youths.
Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN ) is the umbrella body representing Community Newspapers in Delta State with the aim of bridging the gap between the decision-making organs and the grassroots.
Addressing the guests at the event, Comrade Jude Obiemenyego, President of ACNPN stated that, “Senator Peter Onyelukachukwu Nwaoboshi SPON deserves the Award, because as a senator representing Delta North, he has facilitated avalanche of infrastructural projects to his constituents and sponsored direct human impact bills”.
ACNPN President said that Senator Nwaoboshi asides prioritising empowerment and the facilitation of infrastructural development to his constituents, the Chairman Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs also sponsored bills at the Red Chambers for the establishment of Federal University at Aboh in Ndokwa East Local Government of Delta State, which awaits presidential consent.
APC Chieftain, Ogbueshi Adizue Eluaka, who represented SPON at the ceremony, appreciated the organisers for honouring Senator Nwaoboshi for his proactive legislative performance and effective constituents empowerment.
He also commended the initiative of the organisation, urging them to continue to showcase Nigeria in the positive light in the global space as he recognises that, when honestly patriotic persons within the community are appreciated and honoured, they are easily motivated and spurred to doing more towards community growth and development.
He also assured them of Senator Nwaoboshi’s commitment to impact more in the lives of his constituents and Nigerians at large through his infrastructural empowerment and formulation of additional bills and motions.
Amongst the dignitaries that graced the event are Obi Akaeze Ibonye, Ogbueshi Ausborn Nwaokolo and Ogbueshi Moses Asindi, Politicians, Journalists and other distinguished personalities.