By Divine Sam
Students under the auspices of Niger Delta Student Government has bestowed an outstanding leadership Award on the Deputy Chairman house committee on communications in the house of representative Rep. Unyime Idem for what they called unbeatable performance in the National Assembly.
Presenting the award to the lawmaker in his office in Abuja, the National President of NIDSUG, Comrade Goodness N-Epba who was accompanied by other executive members of the union said the award was in recognition of Rep. Idem’s contribution to the development of Akwa Ibom State, Niger Delta region and the country at large through outstanding infrastructural developments in his constituency as well as prioritizing educational growth, initiating digitalization process for rural schools, skills empowerment for 5000 youths among others.
While congratulating him on his impactful two years in the National Assembly, they expressed their willingness to partner in projecting his developmental strides and requested to officially tour all the projects instituted by him in Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency.
Responding, the Ukanafun-born lawmaker who is also the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Communication thanked the students for the wonderful work they are doing at the level of Niger Delta, adding that they have shown that education is beyond just certificates as the content of the mind is very important.
He charged them to be good ambassadors of the region by championing the issues of the Niger Delta while also balancing the activism with good academic grades.
The lawmaker who dedicated the award to his constituents, promised to continue doing more for his people and the country. He assured them of his willingness to champion and support only the things that are beneficial to Nigeria and her citizens.
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