The Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly Rt.Hon. Marcus Onobun has been presented with an award of excellence as a pillar of Good Governance in the State.
The award was presented to the Speaker during a courtesy visit by members of Intercessors For Good Governance, a group of clergymen committed to the promotion of good governance in the State.
The Presentation of the award of excellence to the Speaker, Rt.Hon. Marcus Onobun was made by Bishop Efe Idahosa on behalf of members of Intercessors for Good Governance.
The group offered prayers for the Speaker, members and staff of the House of Assembly and for sustained good governance in Edo State.
Appreciating the group for the honour the Speaker, Rt.Hon. Marcus Onobun commended them for their continuous intercession for the State, describing it as key to success.
The Speaker dedicated the award to his colleagues for their commitment in ensuring all round development across all sectors of the State’s economy; while also commending the group for assisting in directing the spiritual affairs in the State.
Hon. Marcus intimated his guests that the success story celebrated in Edo state today is as a result of the synergy between the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary arms of government.
He said Governor Godwin Obaseki has good and sustainable plans for the overall development of the State while urging the clergymen to continually pray for the State and country in view of the economic downturns.
In a remark Bishop Efe Idahosa said the Speaker was singled out for the award in view of the experience and development his tenure has brought to bear in the administration of the House and passage of Bills aimed at promoting good governance in the State.