As part of activities marking the 40th anniversary of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), some notable Nigerians were given various awards for their contributions to societal growth and development.
Among these notable Nigerians was the Speaker Edo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Marcus Onobun ksc who was nominated and awarded a leadership award for the most distinguished youth politician of 2022.
Receiving the award on behalf of the Speaker, the immediate Vice president special duties of NANS Comrade Thomas Odiahi Ikhine thanked NANS National executive council led by Comrade Sunday Ashefo for the honour .
Comrade Ikhine disclosed that the award would spur the Speaker for more achievements for the populace especially the youths who he represents.
Receiving the award from his Representative to the award ceremony ,Rt Hon Marcus Onobun ksc was elated that the youths have taken up the task to award him for his selfless and humble contributions to societal growth and development.
Rt. Hon Marcus Onobun said the award which for him represents a milestone in his career achievements is one that will remain as a catalyst for more people oriented Bills, resolutions, infrastructural and human capital development which his constituency and beyond yearns for.
The Speaker thanked NANS National executive council for the award and dedicated it to God and the people he represents in Esan West constituency .