Jonathan Support Group Endorses Ex-Journalist For House Of RepsLatest News, News, Politics Monday, July 28th, 2014
A foremost political pressure group in the South South region,Nigerian Grassroot Mobilizers for Goodluck Jonathan has thrown it’s support on the aspiration of an Urhobo born veteran journalist and erstwhile Aso Rock Villa Vanguard Newspaper News Editor, Comr. Daniel. Ovwigho Idonor even as he has expressed his intent to run for the Ughelli/Udu Federal Constituency in 2015.
The group, which paid him a solidarity visit Friday, July 25 at his Ughelli Country Home, Delta State held that their position was hinged on the aspirant’s antecedents and score card.
Addressing the multitude of supporters that graced the visit, leader of the group, Nathaniel Okhoror, noted that, with Comr. Idonor’s level of experience and connection having been in the office of the president as a foremost journalist with the incumbent president and the two immediate past ones, he was better well placed to represent the constituents than any other contestant jostling for the seat.
The mobilizer emphasized that the representing of the Urhobo nation at a critical democratic time as this requires persons with the clout, recognition and enigma to deliver and not naives who need to be shown the rudiments of legislation.
The group pointed out further that, with the wealth of experience of the aspirant as someone in the fourth estate of the realm who has practiced in the highest executive seat and office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he would be able to deploy his vast knowledge to represent his constituent effectively with the overall legislative input capable of redefining the social, economic and political landscape of the entire nation.
More also, the group which describes the aspirant as a bridge builder said they saw in him the ability to form quality representation, reliable leadership, effective democracy divided delivery and stewardship accountability for the people.
This according to them has been expressed in the action of the aspirant, in that, despite his busy schedule in the State House, Abuja, he still created the time to pay regular visit home, access the grassroot people’s situation and device ways to service their needs through philanthropic gestures and various empowerment programmes.
“It is therefore our believe that, with all this qualities, it is obvious that if our brother, our leader and mentor if given the mandate to represent us, he will be able to attract the needed development to us.
“Based on these and other reasons, we therefore make it public that we here by endorse the Comr Daniel Idonor for the Ughelli/Udu Federal Constituency representation.
Reacting to the endorsement, Comr Idonor promised to give the people quality representation and making the dividends of democracy get to grassroot.
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