The federal lawmaker representing Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo and Odigbo in the House of Representatives, Hon. Festus Adefiranye was on Friday conferred with award of excellence for quality representation in 2023.
Adefiranye was conferred with the award by the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State chapter at the climax of the 2023 press week.
The lawmaker, who was a former whip in the Ondo State House of Assembly, was conferred with the award owing to his quality representation.
The NUJ Chairman in the State, Prince Leke Adegbite said Hon. Adefiranye, like other awardees, was carefully selected because he has proven his mettle in the few months he represented his constituency and Ondo State at the lower chamber.
Receiving the award, Hon. Adefiranye represented by Director of Budget Planning, Research and Statistics in the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Yemi Ogunsola, thanked the leadership of the NUJ for the award.
According to Adefiranye, the award came to him as a surprise because he had barely settled in office.
He acknowledged the fact that the NUJ has noted his contributions, adding that he would be more tenacious in the discharge of his representation.