By Binebai Princewill
One of the Niger Delta leading philanthropist, Apst (Dr) Godspower Tomone, Chairman of the Godspenal International Football Academy, GIFA has congratulated His Excellency, Barr. (Deacon) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, Deputy Governor of Delta State on his latest award from the Daily Independent Newspaper as Niger Delta Peace Ambassador.
Dr. Tomone who is also the founder and chairman of the One Love Community Development and Promotion of Peace Initiative, a non governmental organization he has used in transforming the lives of many across the country issued the congratulatory message to newsmen in Warri yesterday, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspaper.
He noted that the Delta State Deputy Governor is truely a peace ambassador, stressing that if he where to be judged, he deserves even a peace ambassador of Nigeria.
Dr. Tomone, the Chief Executive Officer of Godspenal International Company argued that the role played by Otuaro towards ending the renewed militancy in the region cannot be overemphasized.
Speaking further, the revered Niger Delta philanthropist described Otuaro as a pillar in the Niger Delta region, this according to him is the many years of sacrifice the Deputy Governor has done for the growth and development of the region.
In his words: “I want to at this point thank and appreciate the management of Daily Independent Newspaper for finding the Delta State Deputy Governor, Otuaro worthy of this revered award.
“Without mincing words, I want to add that the award is well deserving and indeed a round peg in a round hole, he has worked so hard over the years to deserve this award.
“With this award, it is my firm belief that our proactive deputy Governor will be challenged further to continue to do more for our people and the growth and development of the region”.
The Liberator Newspaper can report that Godspower Tomone is a proposed chief in Oil rich Ogulagha Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.