Traditional rulers under the aegis of Traditional Ruler of Oil Mineral Production Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON), Delta State chapter have lamented on the neglect of Niger Delta region by the federal government.
The Chairman of TROMPCON Delta State Chapter, HRM Dr, Emmanuel Sideso (JP) OON, Abe 1, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom in his keynote address adopted by members of the group as communique during their general meeting in Effurun, Uvwie local government area recently accused the federal governing of neglect of the Niger Delta region.
He stated that Niger Delta region is like the proverbial goose that lays the golden egg without having taste of it, adding that, the dearth of infrastructural facilities and or social amnesties is not only regrettable but wicked.
The Unwie monarch in his address described federal government roads in Delta State as nightmares, lamenting that, the Osubi Airstrip is now forgotten and not attended to because the Aviation Minster and Minster of Petroleum do not feel the pains of our people.
The Chairman of TROMPCON, Delta State chapter then called on the federal government to reopen Osubi Airstrip without further delay.