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abe 1 of uvwie calls on buhari to inaugurate nddc board

HRM Dr. Emmanuel Ekemejewa Sideso (JP) OON, Abe 1, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, the Chairman of Traditional Rulers of Oil Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON), Delta State chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) without delay.

The Abe 1 of Uvwie monarch who made the call in his keynote address during the meeting of TROMPCON, Delta State chapter at his palace in Effurun recently explained that the call was necessitated by the need to reduce tension in the Niger Delta region on the issue.

While supporting the forensic audit of NDDC, he advised that President Buhari should be fair to all parties involved.

The Abe 1 also condemned the show of shame at the National Assembly during the public hearing for the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

The PIB public hearing has clearly show the level of acceptance of the development of this region by some people” he added.

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He also advised that “we should dialogue to arrive at reasonable and acceptable figure. Also, violence does not solve problems.

“We advise our people representing us at his laudable task to be more articulate and patient to achieve their good demands for the Niger Delta Region,” he stated.

Urhobo Daily

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