Foremost Niger Delta activist and chief executive of Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice , Chief Amb. Comrade Sheriff Mulade has congratulated the former Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Chief James Onanefe Ibori as he celebrates his 62nd birthday .
Mulade who is also the ‘Ibe-Sorimowei a traditional title holder of the Great Ancient Gbaramatu Kingdom, described Chief James Ibori as a man whose achievements while as the Delta State Governor between 1999 to 2007 speaks volume and are monumental across all parts of Delta state since his coming onboard and exit as governor after his successful tenure, Delta hasn’t had it like his time with development in all facets of the state, adding that he is a trailblazer fondly referenced by admirers as the founder of modern Democratic delta development.
The CEPEJ National Coordinator / CEO stressed that while holding sway as the number one man in Delta State, His Excellency Chief Ibori was a watershed of projects. It is on record that he constructed the gigantic Bomadi Bridge in Bomadi local government area and Amadino Bridge in Warri South LGA thereby opening the communities to vehicular civilization as well as boosting the economic activities of that part of the state. Chief Ibori also fast tracked the construction of roads in Warri, Asaba, Agbor, Kwale, Ughelli, Isoko and across the North, Central and southern Parts of the state.
He pointed out that Chief Ibori is a lover of peace, noting that the Warri crises which he inherited prior to his administration, he made sure he restored peace among Ijaws and Itsekiri as well as their neighbours which the area now enjoy as a result of his strong commitment to promoting unity, love among ethnic groups and coexistence in the state.
The Ibe-Sorimowei of the great ancient Gbaramatu Kingdom said God will continue to make the former Governor who brought modern Democratic development and progress to soar higher as he celebrates his birthday anniversary, he wished him great things and good health, peace and joy in his life endeavours.