Chief Success Taiwo Torhukerhijo is a seasoned journalist, grassroots politician and lawyer. Born on the 19th of December, 1963 into the family of late Reverend Lawrence Torhukerhijo and Chief Mrs. Victoria Torhukerhijo, he started his education at the Local Authority (L. A) Primary school Arogbo between 1970 and 1975 from where he proceeded to Methodist High School Okitipupa between 1975 and 1980. After his secondary education, Chief Success Torhukerhijo taught mathematics qnd General Science at Ijaw National High School Arogbo between 1980 and 1981 before proceeding to further his education at the Lagos State College of Science and Technology and the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Victoria Island Lagos where he obtained an OND in agriculture and a HND in fisheries and oceanography respectively. Chief Success Torhukerhijo observed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program at the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ibadan Oyo State from 1989 to 1990. He obtained a post graduate diploma in journalism from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba Lagos in 1992 and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Imo State University, Owerri and a Master’s of Science in Mass Communication from the Ecole Superieure de Management (ESM) University, Cotonou Benin Republic. His love for knowledge and quest for legal education also spurned him to study law at Nigeria’s premiere private university, Igbinedion University Okada where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) in 2017 and immediately proceeded to the Nigeria Law School, Lagos where he passed his Barrister at Law (BL) professional exams (Bar Exams) and will be admitted into the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria later this month of November, 2018.
In 1992, Chief Success Torhukerhijo founded Community Link Newspapers, a grassroots and household news tabloid with coverage in Ondo and neighboring states. He is also the publisher of Ijaw Star Newspaper, a tabloid with spread across Ijaw towns and communities in the Niger Delta. He has at various times being the chairman, Association of Community Newspapers’ Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN), Ondo State Chapter and Chairman of Ondo State Swimming Association, among others and he acts as adviser and patron to multifarious organizations.
Chief Success Torhukerhijo is the pioneer political secretary of Ese-Odo local government, an office he held between 1999 and 2001. Before then, he was coordinator of Ondo State Central Forum, Ilaje/Ese-Odo local government in 1994 and deputy chairman of United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP), Ilaje/Ese-Odo local government in 1996. He was a foundation member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State Chapter.
Chief success Torhukerhijo is married with children. As a Politician, he has great capacity and dexterity to interact with the grass-root people and to mobilize them as he maintains an enviable reputation among the political class in Ese-Odo local government and the old Okitipupa division. He speaks English, Ijaw and Yoruba fluently and loves to swim. In 1985, he was honoured and conferred with the traditional title of Positariwei OF AROGBO IBE by His Majesty, Pere D. M. E Eperetun Agah II, the late Agadagba of Arogbo Ijaw land.
With quality and excellence as his watch words, Chief Success Torhukerhijo is an outstanding and well-rounded journalist, politician and lawyer, an intelligent, adventurous, dedicated and skilled leader who takes delight in helping others. He knows the families and the homes, the waters and the woods, the streets and the creeks, the nooks and the crannies of Ese-odo Local Government and is therefore the best candidate to Represent Ese-Odo Local Government at the State House of Assembly under the auspices of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Your support for this ambition means a phenomenal lot as he already developed the vision for integration of the Arogbo Ijaw and Ijaw Apoi under what he aptly described as a Categorical Minority Policy (CMP) for the Ijaws of Ondo State.He needs your support and he craves for it. SUPPORT AND VOTE FOR CHIEF SUCCESS TORHUKERHIJO AS A MEMBER REPRESENTING ESE-ODO STATE CONSITUTENCY AT THE ONDO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY IN THE FORTH COMING GENERAL ELECTIONS.
POWERED BY: INTEGRATION 2019;Outfit for the election of Chief Success Torhukerhijo as Member,Ondo State House of Assembly.