April 12, 2024

MADND hails Tompolo as a nation-builder


By Jimitota Onoyume

Ex-militant leader and Chairman of Movement for Actualization of the Dreams of Niger Deltans, MADND, Josiah Oyakonghan aka Commander Oyimi, has congratulated High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo on his birthday, describing him as a great nation-builder.

The group in a statement made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state, recalled the sacrifices of Chief Ekpemupolo for the common good of Nigeria, stressing that he deserved to be celebrated.

“Dear High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, I the Chairman of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Dreams of Niger Deltans (MADND) Josiah Oyakonghan aka Commander Oyimi congratulate you and l with all sense of humility and humbleness, thank God for a memorable day He has designed for you to mark your coming to this World.

“Your birthday was tagged on cyberspace as World Tompolo Day, and I don’t have any iota of doubt to disagree with the coinage. In fact, you deserve more than that. You deserve to be celebrated like that considering the enormous sacrifices you have made to better the Niger Delta region and Nigeria at large.

“Sacrifices you have made to fix the Niger Delta in particular and Nigeria, in general, are countless and therefore you are worthy of celebration.

“You have brought back our lost glory. You are the pathfinder. You are the pride of Ijaw land. A dogged and fearless fighter.

“The Emancipator of Ijaw land. It is my earnest and fervent prayer to the Creator to give you more years to celebrate and make more remarkable laudable exploits. Once more Happy Birthday: The GOC of the Niger Delta. Congratulations”