As Nigerians especially the security agencies continue their search for billionaire militant, Mr Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, reliable information reaching Secret Reporters reveals that he’s tucked away in the home of a top Delta government official.
Our reliable source within the Deputy Governor’s offce, Mr Kingsley Otuaro confided in us that his boss is currently shielding Tompolo from the Nigeria government in his secured mansion in Asaba as well as his official lodge, which cannot be searched due to the immunity clause given to him as Deputy Governor. This is done secretly without even the State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa knowledge confided the source.
The source who stumbled on the wanted repentant militant in the Deputy Governor’s office and subsequently his house in Asaba relayed how he moves about with top security agents.
Known to be an individual who is an extrovert, our sources who are familiar with his movement in Asaba revealed that whenever he wants to go to places within the state, he makes use of the Deputy Governor official vehicle with all security apparatus attached to the office, following him about.
This we gathered is to deceive security agents that Otuaro is the one in the vehicle, when Tompolo is actually the one inside. Otuaro is driven in another unmarked vehicle with less security. The loyalty to Tompolo is not unconnected with the blood relation that exist between them, as well as the latter instrumental to his emergence as a DESOPADEC commissioner in Delta State, and sudden rise to wealth through illegal deals carried out as a lawyer for various maritime job.
Tompolo was declared wanted by the Federal Government, after failing to honor invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and court orders for a 49 count charges which includes the diversion of N45.9 billion belonging to NIMASA.
His last address before the secret habour by the Deputy Governor was No 1, Chief Agbanu Street, DDPA Extension, Warri, Delta State.
Various calls placed to the Deputy Governor to react to the story before press time were not answered, neither was a text message sent to his mobile line replied, despite showing ‘delivered’