…As Omare prays for more wisdom for Tompolo to lead N-Delta emancipation
The member representing Burutu Federal constituency in the Federal House of Representative, Abuja, Rt. Hon. Julius G. Pondi have described ex Niger Delta warlord High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo a.k.a Tompolo as a man of simple and unassuming disposition.
Hon. Pondi made the remark today at Warri ahead of the mega birthday celebration of the former warlord that is billed to commence on the 12th of April 2017 at Oku-emi Hotels, Bendel estate, Warri.
The Hon. Member further described TOMPOLO as a man that have refused to be derailed in his philanthropic gesture across the Nigerian State.
In his words “A man of simple and unassuming disposition, a man who believes above all things, the Ijaw entity; A man who in different fora has been spoken against and for; A man with the absolute belief that the Ijaw nation has never been conquered, and cannot be conquered now.
“A man whom generosity has impacted lives, but still sees nothing wrong being betrayed my the same people, a man being accused of ” Government trying to form a government inside a government ” but still stay in the course” Julius asserted.
Adding that “A man that has refused to be derailed in his philanthropic gesture as trademark even in times of abandonment by strong allies and intimidation.
“A man that has seen both sides of life, (enjoyment and suffering) but opted for the latter, strongly believes that better deal shall come in the morning.
“A man that has been aerially,serially and squarely bombarded but still gallantly moving on and providing leadership.A man that has been bathed by betrayal by fellow kinsmen and relatives but still continually provides strong leadership by bringing his Kingdom and Ijaw Nation to National discourse .” He alleges.
Meanwhile, the executive President of the revered Ijaw Youth Council, IYC Worldwide, Barr. Eric Omare have congratulated Tompolo on his birthday while praying for more wisdom to the former warlord in the emancipation journey of the Niger Delta.
According to him: “On behalf of the National leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), I heartily congratulate High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo (Tompolo) on the occasion of his 46th birthday celebrations. May the almighty God continue to give you strength, wisdom and the courage to lead our emancipation struggle” The IYC president stated.
It would be recalled that the 2017 edition of Tompolo’s birthday would be organized by various Niger Delta civil society groups in collaboration with Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper as branded T-shirts of the former warlord have been unveiled already.