The Senate has recommended Ejiro Ontario, the brave tanker driver who drove a burning tanker from a danger zone to avert a tragic fire incident in Agbarho, Delta State to President Muhammadu Buhari for National honor.
The Senate has also resolved to “invite Mr. Ejiro Otarigho to the Chamber of the Senate for public commendation by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan.
The Senate resolved to “Recommend Mr. Ejiro Otarigho to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, for a befitting National Honour as Mr. President may deem fit for his extraordinary act of bravery, courage, and skill that prevented the loss of human lives and property on a massive scale.”
Resolutions of the Senate yesterday were sequel to a motion by the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, APC, Delta Central, and co-sponsored by Senator James Manager (PDP, Delta South) and Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (APC, Delta North).
He said that the driver’s audacious act of heroism, he stressed saved the nation from national tragedy and mourning.