Following his achievements at the National Assembly, Chief Whip of the 9th Senate and Former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has been conferred with the Youth “Leadership Award”.
This was announced at the 2021 edition of the “Youth Summit and Award ceremony”, organized by the Nigerian Diaspora Youth Ambassadors” (NDYA) held at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja on Thursday.
The latest award to the Abia North Senator comes few months after he was bestowed with the prestigious “constituency development” award by the Senate Press Corps at the National Assembly also recall that Kalu was also accorded “Most Performing Senator” by Yoruba based publishers known as the “Southwest First Alert Magazine”.
The Nigerian Diaspora Youth Ambassador (NDYA) is the umbrella body representing Nigerian Youths in diaspora with the aim of bridging the gap between Nigerian youths and their counterparts abroad.
Addressing the guests at the event, Amb. David Alozie, President of NYDA disclosed that Sen. Orji Kalu deserved the Award, stating that despite being a first time Senator, he has facilitated avalanche of infrastructural projects to his constituents and sponsored four direct human impact bills.
The NYDA President stressed that despite his legal challenges and unlawful six months incarceration, Senator Kalu still led the Abia NASS team with the most bills at the National Assembly.
David said that Sen. Kalu asides prioritizing empowerment and the facilitation of infrastructural development to his constituents, the Chief Whip also sponsored four bills at the Red Chambers.
He specifically lauded kalu for his Bill seeking to establish of a specialized Bank to ensure food security in Nigeria and avail youths the opportunity to secure loan(s) through the bank using their certificates as collateral as well as encourage youths to engage in Agriculture.
Receiving the Award plaque Kalu’s Senior Legislative Aide, Dr. Obasi Oko who represented him at the ceremony appreciated the organizers for the honor, he also commended the initiative of the organization urging to continue to showcase the Nigeria in the positive light in the global space.
He also assured of Senator Kalu’s commitment to impact more in the lives of his constituents and Nigerians at large through his infrastructural empowerments and formulation of additional bills and motions.
The event was graced by youth groups who converged from both outside and within different parts of the country, other personalities who graced the event include foreign envoys, lawmakers from the National Assembly which include, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe and other distinguished personalities.
Borno Governor Suspend Entire Management of Ramat Polytechnic
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on Tuesday suspended the entire management of Ramat Polytechnic for a period of six months.
The Governor, who was shocked to see the dilapidated status of the workshops and laboratories, declared that the “Polytechnic is dead”.
The Governor visited the Polytechnic in Maiduguri around 9:00am and found most of the laboratories out of use, with some covered by cobwebs and rodents roaming around due to neglect.
Zulum assessed all infrastructures and learning conditions, and thereafter, directed the State’s Commissioner of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Babagana Mallumbe, to take over the affairs of the School immediately.
Road Accident: Gov. Obaseki Commiserate with Victims Families
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the ghastly road accident on Sakponba Road, Benin City, which reportedly claimed the lives of nine persons.
Chief of Staff to the Governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha, who signed the statement on behalf of Edo State Governor, said Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki is saddened by the unfortunate incident, noting that the loss of lives was regrettable.
According to Edo state Chief of Staff, “The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, is saddened by the unfortunate accident involving a tipper and two commercial buses in the Ogbelaka axis of Sakponba Road, which reportedly claimed the lives of four persons. The state government commiserates with the survivors and families of the victims of the accident.”
“The Governor has directed the Edo State Traffic Management Agency (EDTSMA) and security operatives to apprehend persons who behave and drive recklessly on roads in the state.
“He also warned tricycle, bus, tipper drivers, other operators of commercial vehicles and private vehicle owners to be cautious and avoid reckless driving as those who run foul of the law will face the full wrath of extant traffic laws in the state,” he said.
Faith Aiigbe Alleged Murder: Autopsy Frees Benin Traditional Ruler
The awaiting Traditional Ruler of Uho Community, His Royal Highness, Ogierhiakhi Friday, in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area, Edo State, Who was alleged to have murdered his girlfriend, Faith Aigbe, has been free of committing any criminal offense against the victim.
His exemption from the alleged Criminal offense, is a prelude to the Autopsy Confirmation results carried out by the Edo State Police Command to detect the real cause of her death.
Recall that, the Awaiting Traditional
Ruler was alleged of killing his girlfriend Faith Osamudiamen Aigbe and detained after reportedly submitting himself on September 9, 2021, to the Ologbo Divisional Police Station, where he was later transferred to the State Police Headquarters for onward questioning.
However, addressing Journalists in Benin City, the state Police Command Image maker SP Kontongs Bello, said, after a thorough investigation as well as Autopsy Conducted and provided by a Police consultant Pathologist, Dr. W.O Akhiwu, the result proved the suspect innocent.
The autopsy Conducted on September 20, 2021, by Police consultant Pathologist, Dr. W.O Akhiwu, attributed the cause of her death to Hemorrhagic Shock, Ruptured Tubal Ectopic and Massive Hemoperitoneum Conditions.
According to medical experts, Hemorrhagic shock is a condition of reduced tissue perfusion, resulting in the inadequate delivery of oxygen and nutrients that are necessary for cellular function.
Therefore, whenever cellular oxygen demand outweighs supply, both the cell and the organism are in a state of shock.
An ectopic pregnancy can cause Fallopian tubes in women to burst or rupture. Emergency symptoms are believed to include major pain, with or without severe bleeding.
So, in Hemoperitoneum Conditions, blood is expected to accumulate in peritoneal cavity, a small area of space located between internal abdominal organs and inner abdominal wall.
26-year-Old Deceased Victim, Faith Osamudiamen Aigbe, a resident of
Aigbe Street Evbuomoma Quarters, Benin City, was accused by his suspected Boyfriend, and Enogie designate, Ogierhiakhi Friday to have been nine months pregnant for him until she gave up after allegedly undergoing abortion in undisclosed hospital without his consent.
Faith Osamudiamen Aigbe was later seen lifeless in a vehicle suspected to be owned by Enogie designate of Uho Community Ogierhiakhi Friday.
A development seriously frowned at by the Family of the now deceased Victim, Faith Osamudiamen Aigbe, during an altercation that led to several calls by well-meaning citizens for autopsy conduct.
The earlier tensions generated by the death of Faith Aigbe, has now been put to bed, given the Results.