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The Legislator and member currently representing Ibi/Wukari Federal constituency of Taraba State in the Nigerian National Assembly has been voted ‘2022 Best Performing House of Representatives Member of the Year’ by Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora.
Hon. Danjuma Usman Shiddi emerged first place following his online nomination and voting by members of the general public as monitored and confirmed by the Nigeria Service Awards panel of jury which lasted from 14th to 31th August, 2022.
Consequently, this prestigious Award will be presented by the COA Media Group, organizers of the 2022 Nigeria Service Awards at a ceremony slated for 18th November, 2022 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
Hon. Danjuma Usman Shiddi is a Nigerian politician and legislator currently representing the Ibi/Wukari Federal Constituency of Taraba State at the Federal House of Representatives in the Nigerian National Assembly, a seat which he won in 2019, defeating his closest rival from the Action Alliance (AA) party.
Shiddi is also the Chairman House Committee on Internal Security of the 9th Nigerian House of Representatives Assembly, he was formally in the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) party before defecting to the All Progressives Congress(APC) in 2020.
Born in Wukari, Taraba State in 1967, the lawmaker has been commended for his passion for Education which has led him to offer Scholarships to over 500 of his Constituents studying in different tertiary institutions across the federation.
Hon. Danjuma has been involved in numerous projects all directed towards the development of his community and it’s constituents, some of which are the provision of employment opportunities, women/youth empowerment, scholarship schemes, provision of educational materials for primary and secondary scholars as well as the erection of standard class/examination rooms. He also led the construction of roads, boreholes, streetlights and bridges for easy accessibility in his community. He ensured the Provision of life jackets, canoe and other fishing implements for the fishermen in his constituency, not forgetting the supply of insecticides, motorcycles and other materials to increase agricultural output in the community.
Hon. Shiddi who is also a Security expert assured some institutions he visited that the National Assembly is taking the necessary measures towards ensuring that there is proper adherence to the Safe Schools Policy being championed by the Federal Government in line with International Conventions that Nigeria is a signatory to.
The prestigious Nigeria Service Awards; second in a row, is held annually and It recognizes, honours and promotes outstanding individuals and institutions across both the public and private sectors, scoring excellence and outstanding performance in political, social and economic spheres of the country particularly by those whose endeavors have largely impacted the country positively in the year under review.