• Tompolo’s father dies months after alleged brutalization by soldiers

    Tompolo’s father dies months after alleged brutalization by soldiers

    High Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo, 84-year-old father of ex-militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, amputated in July, over a month after soldiers allegedly brutalized him in Kurutie, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, is dead.

    A dependable source, who broke the news, said: “He died in the early hours of Wednesday at Lily Hospital in Warri South local government area, Warri.”

    Until his death, he was the Tunteriwei of Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South-West local government area with traditional headquarters […]