Unyime Idem Honoured As Best House Of Representatives Member Of The Year 2022

By The Evangelist
November 7, 2022
By Vincent ALLU

The Deputy Chairman Communications Committee and member representing Ukanafun and Oruk Anam Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep. Unyime Idem, was on Saturday November 05. 2022, honoured as the Best House of Representatives Member of the Year 2022.

Idem was honoured with the highly coveted award at the Igbere TV Leadership Excellence Award ceremony which was held at the Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. He polled 265, 348 votes to defeat three other nominees; Rep. AabdulGaniyu Olododo 218, 634 votes; Rep. Usman Kumo 114, 678 votes; and Rep. Sha’aban Sharada 53, 968 votes.

Speaking to Journalists after being honoured, the Ukanafun born lawmaker thanked the organisers for the honour done him and for singling him out of the 360 members of the House of Representatives for the recognition. He commended the Igbere TV for not monetizing the award but ensured that all the awardees emerged based on merit and track record of service to humanity.

Idem dedicated the award to the people of Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency, for giving him their mandate to be their spokesperson and representative at the National Assembly.

He promised to do more than he has already done to improve their lives and well-being.

Idem who has already received the ticket of his party, the PDP, to return to the National Assembly for a second term, urged the electorates to roll up their sleeves and get involved in the electioneering process.

“While I dedicate this award to my constituents, I urge the electorates to roll up their sleeves and get involved in the electioneering process that will usher in a new set of leaders at all levels. Their involvement and votes are important to the success of the emergence of a new government” Idem said.

Recall that early this year, Idem, the initiator of skills empowerment for 5000 youths, was voted as the 2022 Best Federal Lawmaker on Constituency Development by Nigerian Union of Journalists. In 2021, he was voted as Daily Independent Newspaper Best Federal Lawmaker of the Year while in 2020, he was voted as the Most Outstanding Lawmaker on Constituency Development and Apostle of Motions by the House of Representatives Press Corps.

The honours are based on his huge investments in human capital development, promotion of digital economy, excellent legislative representation, execution of life touching projects, and exemplary leadership in and out of the national assembly. So far, he has sponsored 16 bills, 17 motions while on October 18, 2022, Idem commenced commissioning of 20 out of 40 life touching projects executed by his Office, spread across the federal constituency.

Other eminent Nigerians honoured alongside Rep Unyime Idem were Governors Babagana Zulum of Borno State, Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu inter alia.

Dignitaries who accompanied Rep. Unyime Idem to the award ceremony were High Chief Earl Osaro Onaiwu, former Director General, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Alhadji Abdul Shuaibu, MD/CEO, Brentford Services Limited, Abuja, Prince Godwin Momoh, Director of Mobilisation Atiku Campaign Support Group, Dr. Nicholas, Director of Strategy Atiku Campaign Support Group.

Others were Mr. Ita Udom, Commissioner of Police, Force Headquarters Abuja (an illustrious son of Ukanafun), Mr. Dominic Effiong, Commissioner of Police, Federal Operations, Force Headquarters Abuja, Mr. Ekan Ukpanah, JP, Acting Director Urban Affairs, FCTA Abuja (an illustrious son of Ukanafun).

Related Articles


No Comment.

Back to top button