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Governor of the Year Award on Governor Obiano by NUJ FCT Council

Governor Willie Obiano has bagged an award as the 2017 Governor of the year from the Federal Capital Territory Council of the Nigeria Union Journalists, NUJ. 
The award was presented to the governor at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia by a three-man delegation led by the Chairman of the Council, Comrade Paul Abechi.
Government House Correspondent Kenechukwu Ofomah was at the event and tells us more. 
The Award was conferred on the governor during the this year's Press week celebration of the Council. 
Presenting the award, the leader of the delegation, Comrade Abechi said the award which was approved by the National Secretariat of the Union, was conceived in keeping with their tradition of celebrating achievements in leadership as a way of promoting good governance. 
He revealed that the decision to honour the governor was as a result of a thorough survey which they conducted which showed that the Obiano administration had performed beyond rhetorics especially in the areas of security, agriculture, worker's welfare, education and infrastructure,  congratulating him on a well deserved victory at the just concluded governorship election in the state. 
Responding, Governor Obiano thanked the Council for the recognition which according to him goes to show that the developmental efforts of his government is being acknowledged nationwide. 
He noted that the honor will spur him to continue to pursue programmes and policies that will guarantee improvement on the people's standard of living especially as his administration moves into its second term. 
Highpoint was presentation of a plaque and certificate of the award to the governor.

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