In matching his words with action, the Tebegbe TT Clan born silent achiever and great philanthropist, Capt. Alfred Ebikeseye Para, popularly known as Big Fredo, has fulfilled his promise with Bass Guitar to the Warri based multi-talented ljaw owigiri highlife music star, Sir. Coded Buku Tubor over his debut single album song Titled: ‘TOMPOLO OWEI’, he released in honour of the number one Niger Delta ljaw born freedom fighter, High Chief. Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo in recognition for his unprecedented contributions and selfless services towards the development of ljaw nation.
Capt. Para presented the brown new Bass Guitar on Friday last weekend at his residence in lgbiki Layout, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, emphasized that he was amazed and overwhelmed by the lyrics embedded in the song Coded Buku dedicated to honour the former Niger Delta warlord lord Tompolo who is their trustworthy leader, saying the only way to show appreciation to the ljaw music star is to provide him strategic music instrument that will help him to grow his music career to a greater height.
He noted that Coded Buku is moreover like a prophet who foresees Tompolo’s brighter future in the music where he called on ljaw leaders, stakeholders, youth bodies and student unions to go to Oporoza in order to appreciate Emkpemupolo for his numerous contributions in elevating ljaw nation developmentally over the years.
Capt. Para said he have great passion to support ljaw upcoming music talents, stressing that Coded Buku is one of the fast rising talents in the ljaw music industry, adding he was deeply moved by the beautiful music piece Buku selflessly dedicated in recognition of Tompolo for his uncountable sacrifices for the development of ljaw nation.
He however, advised Coded Buku to avoid pride, be humble, focused, avoid material things and above all, don’t use his music to insult people and be committed in his music career, adding that he will achieve his reward in the nearest future based on his hardwork and contributions in promoting the ljaw struggle, Capt. Para concluded.
In his remark, Alaowei Promise Lawuru alias Ozigizaga commended Capt. Para aka Big Fredo for his kind gesture towards Coded Buku in particular, and humanity in general. He also appreciated Sir. Coded Buku for the wonderful music piece he produced in honour of their leader Tompolo, adding that better days are ahead of him for his selfless inputs in promoting the ljaw culture through music.
When asked about his feelings of Capt. Para kind gesture towards him, the instrumentalist cum vocalist Coded Buku noted that he was surprised by the unexpected gift from his boss, saying he never expected it to come this quick.
Buku appreciated God for the talent deposited in him to put smile on the faces of humanity, noting that he was highly motivated by Capt. Para kind gesture. He promised to keep appreciating ljaw illustrious sons and daughters who had one way or the other contributed in the development of ljaw nation, praying God to bless Capt. Para abundantly with his heart’s desire in order to enable him continue his good works in encouraging young ljaw talents, the statement added.
Meanwhile, the Technical Guitarist’ Coded Buku has disputed the rumor going round town that he released his single debut album in honour of Tompolo because of his recent Pipeline Surveillance Contract awarded to him by Nigerian Government, saying he recorded the song since March 2022, and the music hits record market a week before Tompolo Pipeline Surveillance Contract news broke out, adding that he wholeheartedly used the music to salute Tompolo for his good works for ljaw nation over the years, he stated.
However, those present at the occasion include, Chief Promise Lawuru, the Ozigizaga, Prince Kelvin Perekeme alias Abuja Whiskey, Michael Ebiwei, National Chairman Sir Coded Musical Organization Worldwide, Philemon Bebenemibo, President Okerenkoko Federated Community, James Governor, Chief Organizer Okerenkoko Federated Community, Aganke Bolei, aka Odewentubor, Clever, Wisdom Ebitebe, Justice Focados, Demebo Mathew, Engr Alex Mamudede and host of others too numerous to mention.