An elder statesman and leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has pleaded with the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, to be patient with the ongoing dialogue between the Federal Government and the region’s leaders towards addressing the plight of the people.
Clark also told the group that PANDEF, under whose auspices they had been engaging the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, had not betrayed the trust of the militants, urging them to cease fire until positive results were reached with the government.
The Ijaw leader spoke on Friday during a meeting with some leaders of PANDEF, where he condemned the slow pace of the development of the Niger Delta and other issues pertaining to the region.
While also condemning the silence of the governors and members of the National Assembly from the region to the directive that international oil companies should…
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