By Atos Peter



Chief Ighoyota Amori

Chief Ighoyota Amori

FORUM of practicing journalists of Ethiope West extraction have congratulated Chief Ighoyota Amori (JP) on his victory at the Delta State senatorial election.


The group described Amori as a man of the people, proven and tested with positive track records of grass root empowerment whose election into the green chambers of the national assembly will enhance his capacity to unite the entire Urhobo people for the common interest that binds the nation together.


In a congratulating message signed by the chairman of the group comrade Victor Otuya and secretary comrade Etatsemi Onoriode, respectively and made available to the media, the group described the dwindling fortune of the Urhobo nation at the central stage of national politics as appalling and hailed Amori election as a welcome development at this critical period of our political experience.


The forum noted that if the Urhobo people give Amori the required support to succeed, the senator elect will be the fulcrum of a new renaissance for the rejuvenation of the Urhobo national political interest at the center stage of national politics.


The message read in part, we members of the forum of practicing journalist of Ethiope West extraction happily congratulate Chief Ighoyota Amori (JP) for his election into the senate of the federal Republic of Nigeria, no doubt Amori’s victory is a victory for all and we of the fourth estate of the realm from Ethiope West local government area of Delta state share in this joyous moment. We thank the Urhobo people for this confidence reposed in Chief Amori and we trust this will energize the enigmatic Senator-elect to get down to work the moment he is sworn-into office”.


The group while assuring of Amori commitment to the Urhobo cause however tasked the senator-elect to look inward in his appointment of his media team.


The group maintained that this time around charity must begin at home and that Ethiope West parades some of the best hands in the media sector in the country and it would be a great disservice to the area if this group is ignored.