Engr. Michael Tonlagha, who is the Chairman, Michael Tonlagha Foundation ( MTF ), and a foremost humanitarian in the Niger Delta. Has congratulated High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, as the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos Nigeria, acquits and discharged all charges of fraud against him.
Recall that, Tompolo was charged over N45.9bn fraud, along with money laundering, conspiracy, stealing and diversion of funds by the EFCC.
Since then, Tompolo has been labelled all sorts of names, his properties seized and some allegedly sold by the EFCC.
After years of battling with the case, the Federal High Court of Nigeria, has discharged and acquitted Tompolo, of all charges leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
Engr Michael Tonlagha for this reason, expressed his felicitation to Tompolo, describing his victory as a mandate of Heaven. Stating that, the charges levelled against him were nothing but politically motivated charges. As he ‘Tompolo’ was innocent of all the charges.
Engr. Tonlagha as well, commended the Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Buba and the entire Nigerian Judiciary, for seeing through the lens of justice, in making this honest judgement.
Engr. Tonlagha stated that, this act of upholding justice by the Nigerian Judiciary, will further boost the confidence of Nigerians in the Judiciary of the country.