logo-profile

OTICE

.COM

.NG


Home of Nigeria Latest News and Updated Information
tag-iconNews
tag-iconNiger Delta Elders , northerners , Yorubas

Ignore October 1 quit notice – Niger Delta elders beg Yorubas, Northerners

user_icon Posted by:
Tiamiyu Saheed Oluwatosin
views-icon Views:
39
like-icon Page likes:
0
dislike-icon Page dislikes:
0
comments-iconComments:
0
calendar-icon Posted on: 2020-03-26 12:38:42
share-icon Share(s):
0
EDWIN-CLARK



The Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, on Sunday appealed to Yorubas and Northerners in the oil rich region to ignore the October 1 quit notice issued by some militant groups.

A Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators had last week ordered northerners and the Yoruba in the Niger Delta to leave the region before October 1, 2017.

Reacting to the ultimatum, PANDEF said a faceless group cannot speak for the people of the region and that there was no basis for the October 1 quit notice for people of other regions resident in the Niger Delta to vacate.

The body described the ultimatum by the militant group as most irresponsible and that it should be jettisoned by Yorubas and northerners living in the region.

DO YOU KNOW >>> COVID-19 corpse still infectious – Lagos Government warns

READ ALSO >>>

PANDEF made the appeal in a statement signed by Dr. Alfred Mulade, its Coordinating Secretary.

The statement reads, “PANDEF, therefore, wishes to advise all law abiding persons from any section of the country, irrespective of tribe, creed or political affiliation, to remain calm, and go about their lawful endeavours, without fear of molestation, as everything is being done to ensure their safety and protection.”

“This call, coming at a time when PANDEF leadership and stakeholders had a very useful meeting with Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, at the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Niger Delta, a few days earlier, is certainly not an attractive venture. Indeed, this group should know that there is no basis for this kind of this action; it is most irresponsible and should be discountenanced.

“PANDEF, therefore, urges all our compatriots in the Niger Delta Region, particularly the youths to remain calm, patient and patriotic, as we re-double our efforts towards the peaceful resolution of the challenges in the region, including the Restructuring of the country along the lines of Fiscal Federalism.”

READ ALSO >>> God uses insurgency to punish you for sins against Igbo – Ohanaeze tells Northerners - Boko Haram

READ ALSO >>> Defend yourselves from herdsmen, no tribe is superior – Fani-Kayode tells Yorubas - Killings

BREAKING >>> COVID-19 corpse still infectious – Lagos Government warns


For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below


COMMENTS

NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.


NO POSTED COMMENT