Izon Leader, Comrade Tonjo West Demands FG Presence in Bille Community

....  As Engr Adokiye Buries Mother in Grand Style

The National President of Movement for Survival of Izoh Ethnic Nationalities on the Niger Delta, Comrade Kennedy Tonjo West has demanded from the Federal Government of Nigeria urgent development in the Bille Community in Degema Local Government Area Council of Rivers State.

Comrade Kennedy made the disclosure at the final funeral of the mother of the Vice President Upstream of the NNPC, Engr Adokiye Tombomiele in Bille kingdom of Rivers State.

Speaking to News men, the president said despite the contribution of Bille Community to the economy of Nigeria, Federal Government presence was absent in the oil rich community.

According to him, " Most of the feasible development in the community were initiated by the community, with no federal government presence in terms of infrastructural development".

He condemned the wrong colouration of the Niger Delta region by government saying the old narrative of militancy, Oil bunkering, kidnapping and unrest have become things of the past.

Comrade Kennedy called on the media to bring to notice of the Federal Government the bad situation in the Bille community and other Niger Delta regions.

" As men and women of pen profession, you have the social responsibility of informing the public of the poor infrastructural decadence in Bille Community among others. Don't hesitate to inform the Federal Government of the neglect of the people of this community".

"The narrative of oil bunkering and militacy by the authority is simply means to blackmail our people; we deserve better living conditions from Nigerian government".

Meanwhile, he described the mother of Engr Adokiye as an extraordinary woman who used the better part of her life to serve humanity.

He further noted that, the mammoth crowd and personalities that grace the funeral speaks volume of the goodwill of Engr Adokiye whose humility and philanthropic gestures are second to none.

" Engr Adokiye Tombomiele is a community developer, humble, givers and lovers of his people. His goodwill brought the likes of former president Obasanjo to the funeral".

He commended Engr Adokiye Tombomiele for using his position to bring rapid development to his community.

He said the funeral has further shown that Niger Delta people are more united as people from every divide in the region came in their numbers to celebrate the matriarch of Tombomiele dynas

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