Oborevwori Hails Guardian at 40

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, Oborevwori said that the Guardian Newspapers’ debut as a daily newspaper on July 4, 1983 as the flagship of the Nigerian press remains phenomenal and impactful.

He stated that The Guardian, which hit the news-stands 40 years ago, had carved a niche for itself in news reporting, winning several awards over the years and gaining traction as one of the nation’s newspapers of choice.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Delta State, I congratulate the Publisher, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, management and staff of The Guardian Newspapers on the occasion of their 40th anniversary.

“As a Government and as people from your home state of Delta, we are proud of the outstanding accomplishments of the flagship media outfit and its contributions to the journalism profession as the watchdog of the society.

“As members of the Fourth Estate of the realm, your renowned newspaper and citadel of excellent journalism has always provided a platform for the analysis of news and happenings across the Country through your editorial reports nurtured by truth.

“We congratulate you on this milestone and wish you greater success in the future,” the governor said.