Ex-militant turned monarch, Ateke Tom celebrates Chelsea’s Champions League win

An ex-militant leader turned traditional ruler who is the King of Okochiri, Ateke Tom has joined other fans of English football club, Chelsea FC to celebrate last weekend triumph over rival Manchester City.

Pictures generated from the event showed some Nollywood actors such as Walter Anga and Gentle Jack celebrating with him in his palace.

King Ateke is said to be a strong Chelsea FC supporter and to celebrate the win, on Saturday, he threw open his gate for all football lovers to go and watch it at his palace.

“Seeing our youths celebrating together with boundless joy has compelled me to increase my commitments in the areas of sports as a continuous means of peace building and talent capacity building for the youths of Niger Delta.

“Truly it was a celebration all worthwhile as we gathered feasting and winning in the spirit of the game of football not regarding class or status as i opened my gates for all Chelsea football club fans and all lovers of football yesterday evening for the Champions League finals.”  He said.

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