The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated the newly elected executive of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council.
In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker said he was happy the election ended successfully , adding that the re – election of Comrade Michael Ikeogwu as Chairman was an affirmation of the good leadership qualities he exhibited in his first three years in office.
The Speaker appealed to the new executive to be magnanimous in victory by extending the hand of fellowship to all those who lost in the election, urging such persons to see the contest as a family affair and join forces with the new Exco to move the State NUJ to greater heights.
Oborevwori said, “The Union Chairman should carry everybody along. There should be no Victor, no Vanquished. Those that lost out in the election should offer their ideas to members of the new Exco in order to make the Delta State NUJ the envy of others. The unity existing in the Union must be sustained by all members of the Delta State NUJ”.
“I commend all members of the Union for the peaceful conduct of the election and it is now time for all hands to be on deck to move the Delta State NUJ to the next level. Once again, congratulation to the newly elected Exco and all members of the Union for a successful election”.