Abia online Media Publishers, the umbrella body for all Online Media Practitioners in Abia State has named Reps Deputy Chief Whip and member Representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency Hon. Barr Nkeiruika Onyejeocha as Abia Woman of the Year 2021.
According to the group, the Award is in recognition of her outstanding legislative sagacity and unequalled input in the law making processes in the Green Chamber, job creation for for the teeming youths of her constituency and for obliterating the nightmares of her constituents through the attraction of quality projects.
She has placed premium on the health of her constituents and remained resolute in her drive to sustain her almost 14 years old free medical outreach.
From free treatment of minor ailments like malaria, typhoid, to major surgeries like hernia, appendicitis, goitres and eye diseases, with over 1000 constituents benefiting from the outreach.
Most importantly is her role in ensuring Women Inclusion in politics through the instrument of the law.
Recall that she sponsored the Special seats for women Bill alongside the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Femi Gbajabiamila.
The Award will be presented to Lawmaker alongside other Awardees at the Michael Okpara Auditorium on the 19th of Nov. 2021 as part of the activities marking the groups 4-Day Annual General Meeting/Bloggers Week.
According to the planning committee, the 4-Day Bloggers week will commence on Tuesday 16th with the arrival of visiting Bloggers from across the country, a Training Session(17th Nov), a Tour of the Governor’s projects(18th), a media Interactive with the Governor, and the AGM/Awards (19th Nov).