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Governor‪ Uduaghan Bags Women Journalists Award

Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has picked the Delta state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan as Governor of the Year 2013. This, according to NAWOJ, is in recognition of his development strides in providing critical infrastructure.
Emmanuel UduaghanA statement signed by both the chairman, Dupe Olaoye-Osinkolu, and secretary, Uchechukwu Akinobi, the Lagos state chapter of NAWOJ, said that the award is for Uduaghan’s outstanding accomplishment in tackling the multifaceted problems of development in Delta State as well as his commitment to alleviating the sufferings of the ordinary people.
“After a painstaking and critical appraisal of all the state governors and the impact of their programmes on the citizenry, we are happy to inform the general public that Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has been selected as NAWOJ Governor of the Year.”
The association praised Governor Uduaghan for the infrastructural development in the state and the diversification of the state’s economy through the Delta Beyond Oil initiative.
It also identified the health system, transportation, scholarship scheme for students, micro- credit scheme that has affected the lives of people in the state, youth empowerment scheme and public viewing centres as areas that set Governor Uduaghan apart as a leader of vision.
“His accomplishments since he came to power have given succour to the ordinary people and hope to millions.” the statement said.
The award ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja ahead of NAWOJ’s delegates’ conference that begins the following day.
This is the latest in the series of recognition and awards for Dr. Uduaghan, especially from media practitioners and publishing houses in all parts of the country and beyond.
Similar awards had come from the Sun Group of newspapers, Leadership, Vanguard,Nigerian Pilot and Metro Eireann, Republic of Ireland’s leading and only multicultural newspaper.

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