HON LUKE BAGS IBOM MEDIA AWARD
….voted the most media-friendly House Member of the 6th House of Assembly in AKS
Hon. Onofiok Akpan Luke was conferred with the award of the most media-friendly House Member of the 6th Assembly of Akwa Ibom State at the Ibom Media Award 2019.
The Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency in the National Assembly emerged winner in an open online voting process to take home the award. Reacting while receiving award, Hon. Luke pledged his support to the organisers and assured them that moving forward he would stand by them to see them grow.
Represented at the event by his Media Aide, the Federal Lawmaker said he has always taken the media as a valuable partner. He recalled how on assumption of office as Speaker of the 6th Assembly he first of all went address the Nigeria Union of Journalists Akwa Ibom State Council to call for their support and collaboration in building a better Akwa Ibom. And also in the course of his winding up as Speaker and embarking on a thank -you -visit the media was yet another port of call.
The former Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly said he would continue to support and partner with the media to deliver the benefits of governance to the people.
In a remark the Chief Executive Officer of Dakkada Ibom Media, Comrade Abasiono Dan said that the award is a vision aimed at celebrating pacesetters in Akwa Ibom State who have utilized the media in governance.
A total of 15 recipients featured in the awards with the wife of the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State , Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel top on the list. The Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, Sen Chris Ekpeyong, Chairmen of Ikono and Nsit Ubium Local Government Areas (LGA) Hon. Itoro Columba and Hon. Udemeobong Sylvanus Bassey , Vice Chairman Uyo LGA, Hon. Ukai Udeme , Board Chairman and a Board member Hon. Prince Ikim and Hon. Leo Leo Umana ,Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media , Mr Aniekeme Finbarr and others were also among the awardees.
Media Aide to the Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency