By Binebai Princewill
The Delta Ijaw Comrade Community has congratulated one of the foremost Ijaw Leader in Delta State, Dr. Amb. Shedrack Agediga, Executive Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) on his latest award as Delta State civil society man of the year.
It would be recalled that Dr. Shedrack Agediga was represented by Pst Idowu Seimode, Director of programmes, Shedrack Agediga Foundation (SAF) at Asaba to receive the rare award from the organizers.
The congratulatory message was issued to newsmen in Warri yesterday via a statement signed by Comr. Williams Welemu Jnr, acting Coordinator of the Delta Ijaw Comrade Community, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers.
The Liberator Newspapers can report that Dr. Agediga is the founder and chairman of the Shedrack Agediga (SAF ), a Non Governmental Organisation he has used in defending and transforming the lives of many across the country.
The statement reads in full below:
Delta Ijaw Comrade Community felicitate with an outstanding stakeholder and leader of the Ijaw people in delta and beyond; Dr. Amb. Shedrack Agediga , on his award as the Delta state civil society Man of the Year.
The Delta civil society community and office of the SSA to governor of delta state on Civic engagement and civil society that bestowed this very deserving award on the Chairman of Shedrack Agediga Foundation only amplified the reason we had once honored you and will continue to honor your virtues of kindness, humility and philanthropy.
We join the entire delta state civil society community and Ijaw nation to celebrate an illustrious son.
Comr Williams A. Welemu jnr
(A.g Cordinator Delta Ijaw Comrade Community)