The Honorable representing the good people of Ika North-east in sate house of Assembly, Delta state and chairman public accounts committee, Hon. Anthony Elekeokwuri, has emerged Revive Africa Initiative 2019 Legislative Role Model of the Year.
The award of honour was presented to him by a delegation of Revive Africa Initiative who paid courtesy visit to his office to present the prestigious award of the year on Friday.
While receiving the award, Hon.Elekeokwuri declared his readiness to partner with Revive Africa Initiative on ‘Education and Health Insurance for the Poor.
The Honorable was honored in recognition of his legislative contributions to the state house of Assembly to ensure a transparent and accountable practice in the management and use of government funds which includes the public procurement law, administration of criminal justice bill.
During the honourary visit the head of delegation of Revive Africa Initiative Amb. Ugagaoghene Ogheneyole hinted the ANTI-CURRUPTION ambassador of Delta state, Hon. Elekeokwuri on the organization’s upcoming programmes and initiative amongst which are the “educate the African child campaign, advocacy of inclussion of the extremely poor and vulnerable people in the Contributory health insurance program, youth Agro vendors training, Young African Volunteers network and the so on and requested for his partnership/sponsorship.
The delegation also used the privilege to call on him to add his voice to the call for the starring of Oliko street, Anwai Road Asaba.
Responding to the plea, Hon. Anthony Elekeokwuri promised to sponsor a good number of out of school children within his constituency through the Educate the African child campaign which will hold in January.
He also promised to partner with Revive Africa Initiative to sponsor the registration of a good number of extremely poor person in the Delta state contributory health insurance scheme.
He went further to commen Revive Africa Initiative for standing out in their effort to impact society and charged them to look out for laws that can enthrone an ideal society promising that he is always ready to work with Revive Africa Initiative in sponsoring such bills.
The climax of the event was the presentation of the award recognition.