By Olaniyi Gbenaga.

The chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Ekiti State wing, Mr Samuel Olugbesan has been decorated with an award of the most outstanding NUT chairman in Nigeria.

Olugbesan was recognized by a media organization The New Nigeria News, TNN Television.

Presenting the Award, the chief executive officer of the media outfit, Mr Seun Akinde said the honour was bestowed on Mr Olugbesan due to his laudable programmes and committument to welfare of teachers in Ekiti state.

Mr Akinde explained that Mr Olugbesan emerged winner of the award after a thorough assessment of his administration and exemplary leadership style by management team of TNN Television.

He urged the NUT chairman not to relent in his efforts at promoting the union and impacting on the lives of people around him.

Receiving the award, the chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Ekiti State chapter, Mr Samuel Olugbesan expressed happiness over the recognition adding that it would propel him to do more.

Mr Olugbesan explained that his activities were based on his passion for excellence and human development with a promise to sustain the standard.

Similarly, the Nigeria Union of Teachers Ekiti State chapter presented awards to some members of the union who won during the indoor games organised by leadership of NUT to celebrate this year’s world Teachers’ Day while medical experts on ground advised teachers to ensure regular Medical check and diet well.

NUT had yesterday visited the Erelu Angela Adebayo Orphanage Home to present gifts to the children in the spirit of the celebration.