Abia online Media Publishers, the umbrella body for all Online Media Practitioners in Abia State has named speaker Abia state House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Engr. Chinedum Orji as Man of the Year 2021.
According to the group, the honour is in recognition of the role the Speaker is playing in “…stabilizing the political climate in the state.”
“The speaker has become different things to different people, his fame never wanes, he has continued to wade through different political bends unruffled”.
“He has become a role model to many young people in the state, who he has either supported their dreams or inspired through his words and actions”.
“Above all, is his ability to relate with leaders in Abia, past and present irrespective of party leaning, a virtue that has become so scarce in the polity today”.
The Award will be presented to the speaker alongside other Awardees yet to be unveiled at the Michael Okpara Auditorium on the 19th of Nov. 2021 as part of the activities marking the groups 4-Day Annual General Meeting/Bloggers Week.
According to the planning committee, the 4-Day Bloggers week will commence on Tuesday 16th with the arrival of visiting Bloggers from across the country, a Training Session(17th Nov), a Tour of the Governor’s projects(18th), a media Interactive with the Governor, and the AGM/Awards (19th Nov).