Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has emerged a double winner, he was named BusinessDay Newspaper Best Governor in the Health Category, and won SERA’s CSR Governor of the Year Award over the weekend in Lagos.

Uduaghan’s giant stride in the health sector in Delta State won him the BusinessDay Award while SERA’s CSR Award was as a result of his pioneering efforts in the drive to boost development in the state.

Held separately in Lagos, Chike Ogeah, the Delta State Commissioner for Information, represented the governor on both occasions.

Presenting the BusinessDay award, Frank Aigbogun, the publisher of the newspaper, stated that its Board of Editors adjudged Uduaghan to have excelled among his peers in the health sector where phenomenal success has been recorded in the quality of health care delivery.

Aigbogun singled out the free maternal care and free health care for children up to five years as programmes that have tremendously reduced infant and maternal mortality in the state.

Similarly, Ken Egbas, the Chief executive of SERAs CSR Nigeria, commended the governor for opening a new vista in the management of the economy through the Delta Beyond Oil initiative.

In a glamorous ceremony at Muson Centre, Dr. Uduaghan stood out among the array of corporate organizations and other governors, carting away the Governor of the Year Award.

Ogeah, who received the award alongside Dr. Rukevwe Ugwunba, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Health Monitoring, said the success of Uduaghan’s administration is the product of planning, having anchored his game plan on the tripod of human capital development, development of infrastructure and peace and security.

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