A foremost leader and Peace Ambassador in the Niger-Delta, Comrade Sheriff Mulade has congratulated the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro on his recent Award by the Daily Independent Newspaper as Peace Ambassador of the Niger-Delta.
Comrade Mulade, the National Coordinator of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ,in his encomium mood stated that the Otuaro is a man of honour, great strides and of peace especially when we reflect on his contributions to peace building among the Ijaws, Urhobos and Itsekiri’s in Delta State.
Mulade further noted that the Deputy Governor’s thirst for peace is also visible in the existing peace in Delta, Bayelsa, Edo, Rivers State, Niger-Delta and Nigeria in general. “It is remarkable to emphasize that he is the tripod of the present peace being enjoyed by the three Warri Local Government Areas in Delta State”.
The CEPEJ Coordinator commended the personal effort of Barr. Kingsley Otuaro in ensuring that peace returned to the troubled regions during the Warri crisis, according to him, “the Deputy Governor has done so much in peace building across the States of Niger-Delta and Nigeria in general. During the Warri crisis some years back, he played a vital role in ensuring that the crisis ended and peace returned and has ensured till date that peace is maintained and sustained.”
Mulade called him “a true Man of Honour, peace maker, problem solver, pace setter and intriguing is his giant strides in finding solution to problems and in the process keeping and promoting peace.”
“I could say, this award is not just deserved, it is also delayed because he has been working for peace for a very long time”
Comrade Sheriff Mulade while attributing praises and recounting the peace building involvements by the Deputy Governor across the Niger-Delta also said, ” Kingsley Otuaro is a leader that all should emulate and strive to become, because his personality and ability to solve and manage problems is unmatched, we all know that peace is not easy to attain, it is expensive and difficult to acquire and sustained. So the Peace Ambassador Award to His Excellency Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro by Daily Independent Newspaper is well deserved”