…vow to shut oil exploration in the area
…say NDDC does not belong to Akpabio
By Festus Ahon, ASABA
AS the Federal Government still grapples with the 7-day ultimatum issued to it by ex-militant leader, Ekpemupolo Government, popularly known as Tompolo to inaugurate a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Isoko youths under the auspices of the Isoko National Youth Council, INYC, yesterday gave 3-day ultimatum to the Government to put a management board in place to manage affairs of the Commission.
The Isoko who stormed the Umeh junction axis of the East/West road, protested the delay of the Federal Government to inaugurate a substantive board for the NDDC.
The angry youths vowed to shut down oil exploration in the Isoko nation, should the Federal Government not take their ultimatum serious by inaugurating the board in three days.
Displaying placards with various inscriptions such as “PMB listen to the voice of the youths”,…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper