By Binebai Princewill
A Niger Delta business tycoon, Sir Victor Tonlagha has congratulated high Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo on his 49th birth anniversary.
Victor Tonlagha, a renowned Niger Delta philanthropist issued the congratulatory message to newsmen in Warri yesterday, personally signed by him, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspaper.
Tonlagha while celebrating Tompolo had described him as a pillar in the Niger Delta region, stressing that men on earth can’t reward him enough for what he has done for the people of Niger Delta, adding that it is only the Almighty God that can reward him.
Speaking further, the Niger Delta business tycoon, Victor maintained that Tompolo have risked his life and has passed through lots of unprecedented ordeals all in his quest of negotiating a better deal for Niger Deltans.
In his words: “I want to specially thank one of Niger Delta finest leader, high chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, the Izon-Oyadonwei of Niger Delta for his sacrifices towards our abused and raped region on behalf of my lovely wife and entire family.
“The struggles of Tompolo towards the betterment of Ijaw nation and Niger Delta in general cannot be quantified verbally nor orally.
“We will continue to be grateful to him for his many developmental strides. My day can’t be complete without wishing this great leader of our time.
“It is my prayer that he shall continue to age gracefully, no amount of witchunt can ever bring him down as he is under the protection of divinity and humans”.
It would be recalled that April 12th is usually the birth anniversary of Tompolo, a leader regarded as the general of all generals in the Niger Delta struggle among people of the region.
Tonlagha reiterated that his day will be incomplete if he fails to add his voice to the celebration of Tompolo as he marks his 49th birth anniversary.