ELUMELU BAGS 2017 AWARD FOR IMMENSE CONTRIBUTIONS TO RURAL ELECTRIFICATION IN NIGERIA
Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, former Member, House of Representatives who represented Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency has bagged the prestigious 2017 Rainbow award for his immense contributions to rural electrification as well as developmental efforts in Nigeria in general and his Federal Constituency in particular.
The Rainbow award was presented to Hon. Elumelu by the organisers of the Annual Ogwasi-Uku Carnival and Rainbow Choice Award for 2017 at a colourful ceremony which took place in Ogwashi Uku, headquartes of Aniocha South LGA, Delta State.
The award, according to the organizers was presented to Hon. Elumelu in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the Aniocha/Oshimili Frderal constituency, particularly his attraction of the Ibusa Mega Power Step Down for sustainable development.
According to the organizers, “this Rainbow Award, 2017 is presented to you in recognition of your unforgettable achievements by helping to attract the Ibusa Mega Power Step Down for Sustainable Electricity in Anioma.”
The former legislator, who was also the chairman of the Federal House of Representatives Committee on Power as well as Health in consecutive terms has been accorded with the unrivaled recognition as the architect of the improved power service within the Aniocha/Oshimili axis of the state, with the construction of the 132/33Kva Step Down at Ibusa.
Responding on behalf the lawmaker, Chief Chigbu Anene, Director General, Movement for Democratic Emancipation, a body driving Hon. Elumelu’s Political concern said that the recognition was well deserved for the fact that the attraction of the project has changed the face of the Federal Constituency which has been in darkness obey the years.
According to Chief Anene, “the Award is a well deserved one. It recognizes his efforts to bring down the step down transmission line to his Constituency and other developmental projects like the State of the Art Hospital at Onitcha-Uku during his time as a representative of the people at the National Assembly. Today that singular effort has changed the economic fortune of the Constituency.”.
It could be recalled that during his time in the National Assembly, Hon. Elumelu attracted several developmental projects to his Federal Constituency that had multiplier effect to the overall development of the Area.