The member representing Warri Federal Constituency in the Green Chamber, ABUJA, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyutomi JP mourns Itsekiri elderstate man and Lingistics icon late Pa. Macaulay Eyeoyibo also known as IPONE whose sad event took place weekend at the age of 83
The Warri federal lawmaker, Chief Ereyitomi while identifying with the family of Pa. Eyeoyibo, described him as a man whose sound knowledge about Itsekiri language and culture will be greatly missed because of vacuum his demise has created.
Late Pa. Eyeoyibo in his early years lived and worked in Benin city with the ministry of Agriculture in then Midwest and Bendel state, Pa. Eyeoyibo wrote and authored so many books including but not limited to : Itsekiri Dictionary, Names and Meaning in Itsekiri, memoir of a mouse among others.
The Itsekiri elderstates man, Pa. Eyeoyibo has children and relatives who has distinguished themselves in various spheres of live ranging from profession, business and politics such as Chief Dr. MOGBEYITEREN EYEOYIBO, a seasoned Consultan Physcratics in the United Kingdom, UK, Barr. Oritsema EYEOYIBO, a legal luminary in the US, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP member representing Warri Federal Constituency among others.
Chief Ereyitomi said Pa. Eyeoyibo was a an academic and linguistics per excellence and prayed God for comfort among people of the family, Warri Federal constituency, Delta State and Nigeria in general.