By;ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The National coordinator, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has appreciated local and national media outfits across Delta state for contributing to the advocacy for good governance and development in the country.
CEPEJ appreciates media outfits and encourage them to do more of developmental advocacy, the convener, appeal to journalist to join the advocacy of taking development to the riverine communities.
He said the motive behind the appeal is to the Delta state Government to create Coastal Areas Development Agency CADA.
The Delta State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalist, Comrade Mike Ikeogu, commended Sheriff Mulade for his selfless service and contributions to peace advocacy in the state, he encouraged journalist to be objective.
The managing director of Delta broadcasting Service, Malcolm Oteri cheered the occasion with Christian exhortations, urging all to use time wisely and get closer to God.
CEPEJ, boss, Sheriff Mulade. However, said, i thanked the various media outfits for the positive exposures given them on various news segment especially the professionalism with which they handled the call on the Delta State government to create Coastal Area Development Agency CADA.
Mulade noted that, ”CEPEJ is commited to its sustained advocacy to Development and good governance, poverty eradication, peace and security adding that People in the riverine communities are facing problems of poor living hence the need for an interventionist agency to pilot a coastal community development blue print.
”Media practitioners in the state deserve commendation and appreciation as they continue to support advocacy for development of riverine communities,
Mulade also use the opportunity to, ”unveil CEPEJ Media which has been operational with local and international reach.
”That CEPEJ media will be more visible in the media space to join voice for stronger Delta”.