By Ndu Samuel

Renowned Niger Delta Youth leader, Amb. Comr. Binebai Yerin Princewill, former Chairman Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) in Iduwini Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Western Zone has congratulated pioneer President of IYC Worldwide, Dr. Felix Tuodolo on his birth anniversary.

Amb. Binebai who is the Founder, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief of The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide had particularly described Dr. Felix Tuodolo as a Champion of the Ijaw Struggle for emancipation and self identity.

According to Binebai, he stressed that people like Dr. Felix Tuodolo should be celebrated beyond the way he is being celebrated now, adding that Tuodolo and others should be immortalised by the Ijaw people while alive.

However, Princewill Binebai who is also the President general of Delta Ijaw Comrade Community (DICC) issued the congratulatory message to newsmen in Warri earlier today, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide.

Nevertheless, the youth leader had particularly lauded Dr. Tuodolo for his sacrifices in his quest to negotiate a better deal for the Ijaws in the Nigerian state.

Speaking further, Princewill had particularly prayed to the Lord Almighty to continue to guide and protect Dr. Tuodolo, stressing that long life and prosperity shall be his portion.

Meanwhile, it would be recall that Dr. Felix Tuodolo is not only the pioneer President of IYC Worldwide but also a signatory to the Kaiama declaration, a declaration the IYC and Ijaw nation owe in high esteem.

In his words: “I can’t dare to keep quiet without celebrating you on this day of your noble birth. To us as Ijaw people, we are very proud of you in many ways. Continue to shine and age gracefully.

“Dr. Felix Tuodolo as one of the founding father of council, I am very optimistic that with your impute, a better and stronger Ijaw nation is in the making ” Binebai added