Senator Dino Melaye, the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, on Thursday, received the ‘Senator of the Year’ Award.
The award, which was tagged ‘2016 Awards/Dinner for Senators and Journalists covering the Senate’, was presented to him by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki
See full list of awardees below:
1. Parliamentary Media Award for Leadership – Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume
2. Lawmaking Facilitator of the Year Award – Sen Andy Uba
3. Senator of the Year Award – Senator Dino Melaye
4. Gender Rights Senator of the Year Award – Senator Abiodun Olujimi
5. Senate Committee Chairman of the Year Award – Senator Samuel Anyanwu
6. Outstanding Grassroots Parliamentarian Award – Senator Kabiru Gaya.
7. Most Innovative Constituency Project of the Year Award – Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe
8. Apostle of Peace in the Senate Award – Senator Barnabas Gemade
9. Parliamentary Advocate for Infrastructural Development Award – Senate Olugbenga Ashafa
10. Parliamentary Leader of the Decade Award – Senator David Mark
11. Parliamentary Bureaucrat of the Year Award – Mr. Olajide Owolabi Adelami.
Members of the Senate Press who also received recognition are:
1. Mr. James Itodo – Senate Reporter of the Year (Radio)
2. Mr. Sumner Shagari Sambo – Senate Reporter of the Year (Television)
3. Mr. Taiye Odewale – Senate Reporter of the Year (Print)
4. Mr. Ismail Mudashir – Senate Investigative Journalist of the Year
5. Mr. Francis Ojo – Senate Photojournalist of the Year
6. Mr. David-West Okpoko – Senate Videographer of the Year
7. Mr. Aminu Martins Omoye – Most Active Press Corps Executive.