Former commander of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has urged the entire citizenry to avoid violence following the result of the general elections of Saturday, March 28, 2015.
He made this call in statement through his spokesperson, Comrade Paul Bebenimibo on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Warri, Delta State.
Tompolo also extended hands of congratulations to Nigerians, especially the South East and the South South people for their support for President Goodluck Jonathan during the election, according to Vanguard.
He said, “I want to appeal to all our people to be orderly, calm and embrace peace. The will of the people is sacrosanct and the existing peace be maintained.
“I believe that nothing can happen if God does not approve of it. Peace is a prerequisite for national development. People should remain calm also during the governorship election.”