By Markson Ode
Niger Delta environmentalist and national president Center for Peace & Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, Chief Amb. Sheriff Mulade has urged the leaders, stakeholders and youths in the country, especially Niger Delta to identify with Congress newspaper, adding that ‘until you tell your story, nobody can tell it for you.
Chief Mulade, who doubled as former PDP aspirant Delta State House of Assembly, Warri South-West, stated this while speaking at the official launch and unveiling of Congress newspaper in Warri, Delta State in the penultimate week.
The statement read partly: “I want to seize this opportunity to congratulate the publisher of Congress newspaper for taking the bold step to be part of the media arena and also striving to unveil Grassroot based information of balkanize Niger Delta people to the public.
His words: ” Until you tell your story, nobody will tell it for you. The publisher of Congress is a grassroots person, and that shows that accurate and true information about our people will be published by Congress for the government and other relevant authorities to take proper decisions on issues affecting the local people.
“Once again, I congratulate the Congress newspaper. I urge every stakeholder in the public domain to identify with Congress newspaper for news, and all event coverages because it is the voice of the balkanized Niger Delta people.
“I examine Congress to be a national newspaper with quality representation, quality and balance reportage in its activities in the few times of establishment.
“It is a delightful thing that today (Friday) is the official unveiling of the newspaper. I want to believe that after today the paper will be seen in the newsstand for people to get a copy to digest what is happening in the rural and Riverine communities”, he asserted.