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Delta NUJ endorses Omafuaire for House of Reps


Comrade Akpokona Omafuaire

ASABA – THE Delta State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists yesterday in Asaba, the State Capital threw its weight behind the candidature of one of its member contesting the House of Representatives seat for Ughelli and Udu Federal Constituency Comrade Akpokona Omafuaire.


The Union at its congress in Asaba welcomed the idea of one of its embers taking a shot at the exalted green chambers, saying that it would make formal declaration on Omafuaire’s ambition.

Comrade Michael Ikeogwu during the Congress called on all journalists in the State to see Omafuaire election as a duty for all. He added that if others are qualified to run for such office, a journalist is even more qualified to be supported.

He noted that Omafuaire who is also a Senior Journalist cum lawyer stand the chances of making it as the former National President of the NUJ, Senator Smart Adeyemi who led the union and did creditably well at the red chambers.

Ikeogwu urged all journalists in the state to give Omafuaire campaign a wide coverage as the project will enhance the growth of the Union.

Other members who spoke extol the rare qualities of Omafuaire and stated that they are optimistic that Omafuaire is the real deal, calling on all political leaders in the State to support Omafuaire.


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