Ike Philip AbiagomThe Niger Delta APC Youth Vanguard has honoured the Senator representing the good people of Delta North Senatorial District, at the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Distinguished Senator Peter Onyelukachukwu Nwaoboshi (SPON),as the most performed Distinguished Senator that ever served in the history of Delta North Senatorial District and Niger Delta region.
The President/ National Coordinator ,Comrade Emmanuel Pathfinder, said the senator was given the award after a painstaking assessment of all the serving Senators from Niger Delta region.
Pathfinder stated, “The award we are presenting to him (Nwaoboshi) today is a special category award because of his proactive representation of the Niger Delta people at the senate,we singled him out because of the massive transformation he has attracted to Delta North,like roads, transformers, youths empowerment and most importantly, the proposed Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Aboh in the South-South region in line with equitable policy and the loud he gave to the entire Niger Delta region, He bagged our award for his invaluable contributions in the Niger Delta region and for an outstanding leadership role.
According to the Niger Delta APC Youth Vanguard President,Senator Nwaoboshi was considered for the award to encourage him to do more for the people and remain focused, while he discharges his duties as Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs.
“We believe there is the need to give honour to whom honour is due.“As one of the key actors of the new Niger Delta… and in recognition of his numerous contributions in advocating for peace and infrastructural development for a new Niger Delta… this is what informed our decision to honour Senator Nwaoboshi, ” the group president said.
Responding,Nwaoboshi thanked the group for finding him worthy of such a great honour and he attributed the achievements of his representation, which has earned him recognition from several quarters to the support and cooperation from people of Delta North. Senator Nwaoboshi who said that he was humbled with such acknowledgment from this body,appreciated their gestures and also stated that it is a challenge for him to increase the fast pace of his performance and service to humanity.