By Binebai Princewill
Executive Director (ED), Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS), Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (DESOPADEC), His Excellency, Amb. Comr. Shedrack Agediga has congratulated the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. (Dcn) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro of bagging the 2019 Daily Independent Newspapers Niger Delta Peace Ambassador award.
Amb. Agediga issued the congratulatory message he personally signed and circulated to newsmen in Warri yesterday, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspaper.
The workaholic Executive Director of Planning, Research and Statistics described the award as well deserving and timely.
However, Agediga, one of Niger Delta most influential leader noted that the Delta State duputy Governor is truely an Icon of peace in the Niger Delta region and beyond.
In his words: “Your Excellency, you deserve this rare honour from the Independent Newspapers as Peace Ambassador of the Niger Delta.
“This award is very auspicious, timely and befitting for a man that has given his all for the peace and progress of a region embroiled in restiveness and armed agitations before now.
“Your traversing the creeks and engaging all stakeholders that led to the peace and security we enjoy today underscores your place as an Icon of Peace indeed.
“This is the beginning of greater glory ahead. Congratulations once again sir!”