Governor David Umaha of Ebony won the Governor of the New Telegraph Award for outstanding achievements in the field of agriculture.
The main spokesman for Umah, Emmanuel Uzor, who reported this during a briefing for journalists in Abakali, said that this is the fourth consecutive victory of the governor.
The pattern explained that Umakhi, according to records, had beaten 35 other governors to consolidate the prestigious award.
In a letter signed by Managing Director / Editor-in-Chief of the New Telegraph newspaper Funke Egbemode, it was stated that Umakhi was chosen because of his agricultural policy, which, in particular, revolutionized the production of rice and cassava in the state.
The letter reads in part: "The state, in our opinion, is one of the few states with the privilege of being guided by a highly qualified, far-sighted leader, which from the first day is reset to improve the critical areas of socio-economic development platforms necessary to attract international and local investors for acceleration of economic development.
"The Eboni rice revolution, the modernization and expansion of the state fertilizer Ebonyi and Chemical Company Limited with unsurpassed ingenuity in labeling Ebonyi in a promising business center, thereby making a huge contribution to the economic development of the country …
"After carefully studying and studying the achievements and actions of your Excellency, the group of judges and editors at New Telegraph is satisfied with your achievements and hereby presents Your Excellency the Governor of the Year of Agricultural Achievement in 2018."
The new telegraph, one of the leading national tabloids in the country, appointed on November 17, 2018 to officially award the award to all its attributes to the Governor of Umakha at a grand event scheduled to be held in Lagos.
Recall that the governor, last week, packed a very coveted Mayor's Prize for World Peace from the United Nations Center for Peace and Positive Development
This award was given on the basis of his enormous contribution to ensuring peaceful coexistence both inside and outside the state of Ebony in particular and Nigeria as a whole.