Warri—Former Niger Delta agitator, High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo a.k.a Tompolo, has denied rumors that he was killed in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) House of Representatives primary election.
It will be recalled that unconfirmed reports were making rounds on social media that the ex-agitator was shot dead during PDP primaries in Ogbia.
However, Tompolo, in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Paul Bebenimibo stated that he is alive and urged members of the public to disregard what he described as ‘malicious online reports.’
“The attention of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has been drawn to an online report that one Tompolo was killed in Ogbia during the Peoples Democratic Party primaries for House of Reps and Senate.
“For the avoidance of doubt, this story has nothing to do with High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo. He is hale, hearty, and doing well by God’s grace.
“The general public should know that High Chief Government Ekpemupolo is a leader of the masses and will continue to speak for the masses.
“He urges the general public to disregard the malicious online report of his death, ”the statement reads.