By Timi Black, WARRI
Ijaw Rights Activists, Journalists and Publishers under the auspices of Delta Ijaw Comrade Community, DICC, have felicitated with High Chief Wellington Bobo, the Oroupawei of Gbaramatu Kingdom on his birthday anniversary on Thursday.
DICC in a statement signed by its president general, Comrade Princewill Binebai, which a copy of it was sent Congress correspondent in Warri on Thursday.
The group extolled Chief Bobo for his selfless sacrifices rendered to the Ijaw people over the years, stressing that it is now time for him to benefit from the struggle with his wealth of experience.
DICC, maintained that the group is proud of him as their patron, noting that a moment with him is always full of positive lessons about Ijaw nation and the need to move forward as a people.
Binebai asserted that finding Chief Bobo as their patron is one of the greatest things that has happened to the Comrade Community in Delta State as he continued to embrace them as his children through support of different kinds, adding that they will work hard to make him proud.
DICC president, however, called on Ijaw leaders and those in position of political offices to empower someone like Chief Bobo, noting that he has selflessly sacrificed a lot towards the growth and development of Ijaw nation.
Meantime, the group prayed for sound health, long life and prosperity for its patron, adding that celebration shall never depart from his household.