Dr. Apostle Clement Tonfawei, a foremost Rights activist and a business mogul in the Niger Delta region. Has congratulated High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo. On the occasion of his freedom from charges leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision, EFCC.
Dr. Tonfawei expressed his congratulation in Warri today, the 16th of July 2020, while speaking to newsmen.
He stated that, Tompolo’s freedom is indeed a freedom for the whole Niger Delta region.
The Rights activist hinted that, the Niger Delta region has been in a state of uncertainty, since the case between the EFCC and Tompolo emanated.
Tonfawei also pointed out that, Tompolo who was and is till a key factor, as regards peace and security in the Niger Delta region, is indeed a man both the security agencies and the Federal Government needs go identify with and partner. And not raise politically motivated cases against.
Dr. Tonfawei as well stated that, Tompolo’s role in the overall peace and security in the region cannot be overemphasized. Therefore, called on the Federal Government to henceforth, take cognizance of the relevance of Tompolo, in Peace keeping and security in the Niger Delta region. As this will further strengthen the fragile peace that is been experienced in the region over the years.
Apostle Clement as well, commended the Nigerian Judiciary, for rendering a honest judgement. Haven carried out all necessary investigations, in upholding Tompolo not guilty over the charges levelled against him by the EFCC.
Dr. Tonfawei further called on the Federal Government to as a matter of importance, closely checkmate the EFCC. So as to ensure that the agency is not been used by some politicians to fulfil their personal purposes.
He also, urged the administration and operatives of the EFCC, to employ adequate professionalism in the discharge of their duties. And not allow or succumb to politicians wishing to use the agency as a tool to fight against their foes.