Waterways Communities Congratulate Tompolo, Appreciate FG, Appeal To Be Carried Along

By Binebai Princewill 

As congratulatory messages continue, the Association of Coastal and Waterways Communities of Nigeria, Delta State Chapter has again added their voice in celebrating and congratulating High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo over the award of pipline surveillance security contract awarded to Tompolo by the federal government of Nigeria. The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report

The revered group expressed optimism that Tompolo is capable and will do the job perfectly, stressing that the choice of Tompolo is the best choice ever.

However, the Association of Coastal and Waterways Communities of Nigeria, Delta State chapter particularly lauded the Federal Government of Nigeria for awarding the contract to a Deltan who is a foremost leader in Nigeria and Niger Delta in particular, adding that the group is so excited. 

The group made their position known via a communique signed by the leadership of the group and all the 25 Local Government chairmen in Delta State. 

Nevertheless, the communique had also called on Niger Deltans to all embrace Tompolo and work for the sanitisation of the Niger Delta polluted environment, stressing that internal bickering is not necessary. 

Meanwhile, they  had called on Tompolo to use his good office in considering the association with some slots to enable them have a sense of belonging. 

The communique read in full below:



The Association of coastal and Waterways Communities of Nigeria, Delta State Chapter in an expanded state executive council meeting with the chairmen of the 25 Local Government Areas convene to deliberate and critically examine the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo by NNPC limited,which has been opposed by some persons in some quarters and state equivocally and resolve as follows:

1.That Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo is a Nigerian and also have the right to bid for any contract which NNPC limited or any other multinational companies called for interested and capable persons to bid for and at their liberty to award such contract to whoever that qualify. 

  1. That as a body that is saddled with the responsibility of protecting the environment of the coastal and waterways communities of Nigeria,particularly the Niger Delta region by reducing environmental degradation which the federal government of Nigeria has thought wise by awarding the pipeline surveillance job to end the menace  of environmental pollution in the Niger Delta region. 
  2. That as a body which believes in capability and uprightness has put our weight behind Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo on the pipeline surveillance contract and appeal to those who are oppose to the contract to come on board to save our environment from further degradation,because he has the capacity to deliver on the contract. 
  3. We are aware that the operation of the illegal refineries over the years has affected our environment and drastically reduced the major occupation of the people living in the coastal and waterways communities of Nigeria, particularly the Niger Delta Region and we are confident that with the award of the pipeline surveillance contract to Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo will bring the menace to an end and improve our environment and restore the ecosystem. 
  4. Therefore,we urge all well-meaning individuals,organisations,opinion leaders and traditional rulers in Niger Delta to support Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo in achieving the objective of clean environment and restoring our ecosystem which we all are agitating for by bringing this menace to final stoppage in the Niger Delta. 
  5. However,we appreciate the federal Government of Nigeria for finding an illustrious son of Delta state in person of Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo in awarding of the surveillance contract to him who has overtime show great commitment in advancing development of all sector of the nation. 
  6. We also want to use this medium to strongly appeal to Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo to consider the Association of Coastal and Waterways Communities of Nigeria in sharing of contract benefits and surveillance slot as collaborators in building peace across the Niger Delta region. 
  7. Congratulations Chief Government Oweizide Ekpomukpolo. We pray God Almighty gives you the wisdom in your future endeavours.

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