Frontline aspirant for the Warri Federal constituency at the forthcoming 2019 general election, Chief Thomas Ereyitomi has condoled with the Warri South-West chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP over the sudden demise of the former Chairman of Warri South-West Local Government Council, Hon. David Opopo Atikpekpe, who passed on recently after an illness.
Chief Ereyitomi who is also the commissioner representing Itsekiri ethnic Nationality in the Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, conveyed his condolence recently in Warri.
The Warri Federal House of Representatives hopeful described the former Warri South-West council Chairman, late Hon. Atikpekpe as a dogged man who manages political issues that concerns Warri South West Local Government Area very well and the Itsekiri nation in general, hence, he cannot be forgotten in decades to come.
He said thus, “We wish to express our deepest sympathy to the family and people of Warri South-West Local Government Area on the sudden death of our brother, leader, political icon and facilitator, a strong believer of democracy and a former Local Government Chairman”. Accept our heartfelt condolence, he added.
The Warri Chief prayed God in his infinite mercies to grant late Hon. Atikpekpe eternal rest and continue to protect the immediate and political family he left behind.