FESTUS ALENKHE (JP), A MAN OF SO MANY PARTS.
Festus Alenkhe is a Controller (News), Edo Broadcasting Service(EBS), Benin City. His media experience which has benefited the entire Nigerian society and Nigerians in diaspora through key programmes – Crime Watch and Crime Alert – have span over two decades.
Today, there are several Merit awards/commendations to his credit.
They are outlined as follows;
1. Rotary International District 9140- Leadership Service Award
2. Police Community Relations Committee ( PCRC)/Rosha- Gold Award for exemplary leadership.
3. Commonwealth Youth Alliance-National Youth Worker Award.
4. Vigilante Group of Nigeria- Best Crime Reporter in the South South Award.
5. Royal Ambassador-Award of Excellence in Crime Control/Prevention.
6. Traders Welfare Union Of Nigeria- Meritorious Service Award as Best crime news Reporter/Presenter in Edo state.
5. Association of Community Newspapers Publishers of Nigeria Edo state- Award of Excellence.
6. Police Community Relations Committee Edo command-Certificate of Honour.
7. Merit Media Network 16th Edition- Best Crime Reporter Award.
8. Edo State Police Command Award from Commissioner Chris Ezike- Community Service Award.
9. Rural Youth Volunteer Network- Award of Excellence.
10. The Boys Brigade- Award of Excellence.
11. S. Best Digital Limited- South South Best Crime Reporter Award.
12. St.Patrick Military Catholic Church- Best News Reporter Award.
13. Omega Fire Ministries-Articulate Crime Reporter of the year 2020 AWARD.
14. Police Community Relations Committee, Benin Area Command-Award of Honour.
15. Great Father Association- Award of Excellence.
16. Esan League- Meritorious Award.
17. The Kegites Club International Edo state council- Patron Award.
18. Ediendo Theatre Troupe-Award Of Honour.
19. Baptist College of Theology- Award for invaluable contribution to the growth and development of Nigeria.
20. GTA Ultimate Film Producer- Most Popular Media Personality Award and the most watched Tv presenter Award with the program “Crime Watch”.
21. Students Union Government, College of Education Ekiadolor- Best Radio Reporter Award.
22. Inspector General of Police- Letter of commendation For the contribution to Crime Control/Prevention in Nigeria through the media.
23. Nigeria Union of Journalists EBS Chapel-Best Crime Reporter Award.
24. Jerusalem Pilgrim certificate, Tel Aviv, Israel.
25. Mount Sanai climbing certificate, Israel.
26. Peace Ambassador By Universal Peace Federation.
27. Award of Excellence by Edo state Red cross youth Wing.
28. Personality of September 2021 Award By Junior Chamber lnternational(Edo Bronze).
29. Letters of commendation for excellent crime reports by several General managers of EBS, Martin Ekpe, Sidi Lawal Igioh, Tunde Ebozoje and Friday Okoedion.
30. Letter of engagement by the Edo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions in Justice dispensation