By Omoghene Benedict,
The national coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, Prince Emmanuel Omote has lauded the struggles of Chief James Onanefe Ibori for the emancipation of the Niger/Delta region on the occasion of his 62nd birthday anniversary.
Ibori a frontliner for the struggle of resource control for the people of the region that gave birth to 13 percent oil derivation.
Omote in his congratulatory message described the Delta State former Governor as a leader whose political family has continued to be on the increase.
“Your long absence from the political leader scene for a period of time did not break the structure and foundation you laid down for Deltans, Niger /Delta CP region, and that has shown that you are a lion that does not succumbed to intimidation.
“At 62, I am very optimistic that the foundation you have laid speaks volume of your stewardship and quality leadership that is worthy of emulation.
As a leader, you fought very hard for the oil producing communities, Resource Control which gave birth to the creation of NDDC and a respected voice, you are the father of modern Delta.
“It is my fervent prayers as you celebrate another milestone in your life today, God should continue to protect you, bless you and grant you good health and strength to keep serving our dear state, country and the world at large”.