Our Correspondent|3 January 2017
Five Cross Riverians have been made recipients of five awards to wit Facebook Political Personality of the year 2016 (male and female categories), Publisher/Blogger of the year 2016, Most Consistent Personality of the year 2016, Most Constructive/People Oriented Policies award of the year 2016, Most Vibrant Young Personality of the year 2016 NegroidHaven can authoritatively inform. They are Simon Utsu, Didi Etta, Efio-Ita Nyok, Prince Thomas Abi Jr and Ray Ugba Morphy.
|Didi Etta is an amazon as far as social media in Cross River|
In a press release made available to NegroidHaven yesterday the decision was arrived at ‘by a team of well-respected judges across the electronic media platform involving online media experts in Cross River State, the team narrowed down to a few select media personality awards for the year 2016 to honor with the following awards categories’.
*Facebook Political Personality of the Year award (male category) —Simon Utsu
*Facebook Political Personality of the Year award (female category) —Didi Etta
*Publisher/Blogger of the Year —Efio-Ita Effiom Nyok
*Most Consistent Personality award —Efio-Ita Effiom Nyok
*Most Constructive/People Oriented Policies award —Uncle Ray Ugba Murphy
*Most Vibrant Young Personality award—Prince Thomas Abi Jnr.
|Ray Ugba Morphy has always stood for the truth|
According to the spokeman of the team, Eugene Upah, the criteria for selection was based on a quartet of features namely, ‘Consistency, Response to Posts, Composure, Promptness in Defending a post, ability to carry everyone along (that was where Efio-Ita Effiom Nyok) particularly nailed it, reliability, amongst others’.
|Simon Utsu is all round —politics, economy, entertainment, international affairs, history, etc…|
The team in the said press release appreciated some social media platforms including ‘Cross River State Coalition for Change, Cross River State Bulletin Network, This Is Cross River, New Cross River Progressives, Cross River State Youths Forum, Cross River State Political Network, to mention but a few, to remain steadfast as the year 2017 promises to be better’.
|Prince Thomas Abi Jr is one of the trail blazer of social commentating/public affairs analysis in Cross River|
In acknowledgement of the award, the recipient of Cross River Facebook Political Personality of the year (male category), Simon Utsu said: ‘I’m flattered! This is the kind of recognition that might ginger me towards considering a career in politics…one never can tell’. Didi Etta, the recipient of Cross River Facebook Political Personality of the year (female category) particularly noted that, ‘I’m humbled’. Cross River Most Vibrant Young Personality, Prince Thomas Abi Jr noted that, ‘I thank the judges for finding me worthy for this award. I promise to continue to do my best towards the growth of our dear state. Many thanks. God bless you all.’ Efio-Ita Nyok who bagged Cross River Publisher/Blogger of the year and Cross River Most Consistent Personality of the year acknowledged the award by making a self-effacing statement, ‘You want to make me shyer than I am already.’
|Efio-Ita Nyok has been described variously as being a daring and controversial blogger|
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