Ijaw youth give Chevron, EGCDF 2 weeks to address demands


Chevron explains why it quarantined staffBy Emma Amaize

YOUTH of  Ijaw host communities of Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, at Gbaramatu and Egbema Kingdoms, Warri South-West and Warri North Local Government Areas,  Delta State, Monday, voiced seven-point demands on the oil multinational and  Egbema/Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, giving them a 14-day notice to commence action on their stated entreaties.

The protesting youth drawn from Egbema Youth Progressive Foundation, EYPF, and Gbaramatu Youth Development Association, GYDA, in a joint communique by the national president, Mr. Ebidouwei Miyenpirigha and three others, submitted to the chairman, EGCDF, a development agency powered by the oil company at Warri, warned: “We will carry out the desired action after 14 days from today, if there is no positive response to our demands.”

Youth of the two kingdoms demanded among others: “We should be recognized as Egbema and Gbaramatu Youth Councils bloc and whatever that was allotted to the host…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper