The National Association of Ohafia Students, Federal Polytechnic Nekede, (NAOS-FEDPOLYNEK) Owerri Imo State , on Monday honoured the MD/Editor-in-chief ABN TV and Abia Breaking News, Mr. Ifeanyi Okali Ubaka with an ICON OF INTELLECTUAL Award.
The hand over of the award plaque which took place at his office in Umuahia was earlier slated to be handed over to him during the 2018 Cultural Day Celebration of the Student Body on 23rd September, 2018 at the Polytechnic playground, Owerri, IMO State but was not due to his unavoidable absence.
The award according to the students’ body is an effort to honour deserving Ohafians, Abians and Nigerians from all works of life who have contributed to the development of the society.
The 2017/2018 President/Udumaeze of NAOS, Nekede Chapter, Comr. Chibuisi Etim, in his speech while presenting the award plaque, said Ifeanyi Okali’s nomination for the award was borne out of his outstanding services and efforts towards the service of humanity, good and balanced news reportage and other humanitarian services.
The 2012/13 President/Udumaeze of NAOS, Nekede , Comr. Ibem Onwuka Ibem also witnessed the award presentation to the online media practitioner whom he described as a focused, determined and hardworking man who has touched the lives of people around him positively through his mentorship and leadership roles.
This is the second time in two weeks the Editor-in-Chief Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria is being honoured for his outstanding professionalism in online media practice. His platform Abia Breaking News was last week honoured as the Grassroot Oriented Online Media Platform of the year 2018 by Abia State Government.
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