For an outstanding project and good performance during their service year five Rivers indigenes were honoured by Governor Wike.
According to reports they made Rivers State proud during the time they did their compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
They undertook some projects that added value to life in the different states they served and were nominated for the NYSC Presidential Honour Award.
Nigeria President Muhaamadu Buhari personally honoured them at the presidential villa.
Today, these award recipients were hosted by the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike at Government House, Port Harcourt.
They are Victoria Amasi Gomba, Atu-Komi Barisidum, Sam Adele Mariam and Anele Josephine, Otto Canon Chimenem.
Governor Wike lauded them for making the state proud.
He said such display of diligence by the awardees should be an encouragement to other Rivers youths.
The governor wants all youths to invest their mental and physical strength in meaningful ventures that would continue to promote the state.
Governor Wike said it is difficult for anybody to achieve anything in life and create impact in the society without plans.
He urged youths to dream big, work hard with concrete plans to better their life.
The awardees also secured government scholarship to pursue master degree at any university of their choice outside the country.