… Dedicates award to humanity
The immediate Past State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress Party (APC) in Rivers State, Hon. Ojukaye Flag Amachree, has bagged the ‘2019 Rivers Man of The Year Award’ after a keenly contested online opinion poll.
He was bestowed the award on Saturday, night November 2 at the prestigious Hob Event Centre, Off Dr. Peter Odili road, Port Harcourt in a well-attended event by dignitaries drawn from different spheres of life.
The Rivers State APC Chieftain and four-time Council boss of Asari-Toru local government council emerged winner, having polled highest number of votes through an online poll organized by a Non-Governmental and non-partisan organization known as The Garden City Advancement Award otherwise known as GACA Award.
The Garden City Advancement Award organizers said the annual award is organized to recognize outstanding individuals who have positively impacted lives and contributed to the development of Rivers State.
Hon. Ojukaye Flag Amachree, popularly known as “Grassroots mobilizer” in his speech expressed pleasant surprise and gratitude to Rivers People for finding him worthy and voting him as their Man of The Year in a very the competitive online poll, describing the award as a demonstration of Rivers people’s confidence on him.
The fourth-time local government boss assured that he will continue to strive towards the development of Rivers state and the good of society at any given opportunity.
Speaking further he said; “I believe the greatest service on earth that we owe ourselves, the society and God mighty is service to humanity,
This has always been my guiding principle.” He said.
Prominent Rivers people who graced the occasion included Evans Bipi, the Chief Whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly, who downplayed his political differences with the Awardee and congratulated Hon. Ojukaye Flag Amachree on the prestigious award.
Others who spoke to Journalists on the award said the young leader has endeared himself way into the hearts of many Rivers people by his leadership qualities.