Sunday, December 4, 2022

NDDC: NO GOING BACK ON PROTEST TILL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET - ITSEKIRI YOUTHS TELLS BUHARI

 NDDC: NO GOING BACK ON PROTEST TILL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET - ITSEKIRI YOUTHS TELLS  BUHARI 



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NDDC: NO GOING BACK ON PROTEST TILL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET - ITSEKIRI YOUTHS TELLS BUHARI 


Itsekiri youths worldwide has declared that they will not backdown in the protest in all their oil communities until President Muhammadu Buhari meets their demands by making Itsekiri the MD or Chairman in the NDDC Board.


The aggrieved Itsekiri youths made the declaration at a Congress held on Saturday December 3, 2022 in Warri to further drive home their unrelenting demands to President Buhari.


The ongoing protest which has gained momentum from Itsekiris in Diaspora such as Itsekiri Congress United Kingdom(ICUK) has entered its sixth day as at Press time. 


Addressing newsmen, President of Itsekiri National Youths Council, Comr. Isaac Oritseweyinmi Agbateyiniro declared that the ongoing protest which is code-named “Operation Jigini” will not be called off until the Federal Government heed to the voice of reason by  retracting the list of nominees for the new board of the NDDC and appointing an Itsekiri to the MD position citing relevant provisions of the NDDC Act as well as the Nigerian constitution that supported their case.


“We need to be given our legitimate place in the NDDC Board, we cannot settle for anything less than. Our fight is for the good of our people backed up by the act that established the NDDC Commission “, he declared.

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