…Shuts Edo NDDC office in Benin
A group, Edo Restoration Movement, on Friday issued a 72 hours ultimatum to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio to resign over what it tagged exclusion of Edo State from the NDDC Board.
In a protest to the Benin city office of the NDDC, members of the group brandished various placards with inscriptions such as : “IMC is illegal in NDDC Act”, “We are giving Akpabio 72 hours to resign”, “Let Akpabio hands off the management of NDDC”, “NDDC stop marginalizing Edo State”, “Constitute NDDC Board now” among others.
Addressing journalists in Benin City, ,Secretary General of Edo Restoration Movement, Comrade Ben Bowei, said the youths were there to take over the NDDC office in Benin City because of marginalisation of Edo State by NDDC.
He said the marginalisation must stop, emphasising that the interim NDDC Board should be dissolved and a legally constituted board to take over the management of the…
Source: Guardian Newspaper