President of the INC, Benjamin Okaba
The INC (Ijaw National Congress) has condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his current touch upon useful resource management at an occasion in Abuja.
Obasanjo had in the course of the occasion stated assets in any a part of the nation needs to be loved by all Nigerians.
But the President of the INC, Benjamin Okaba, throughout a press convention on Saturday in Yenogoa condemned the previous President for his comment in opposition to the National Secretary of the group, Ebipamowei Wodu, whereas presenting the place of Ijaw folks throughout a discussion board organised by the Global Peace Foundation in collaboration with Vision Africa in Abuja.
He defined that the previous President in an ungentlemanly method tackled Wodu on the occasion.
“After a careful watch and critical analysis of the trending short video broadcasted on 13th December 2021, the Ijaw National Congress frowns at the blatant emotional outburst, crude and rude disruption and attack by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the National Secretary of the INC, Ebipamowei Wodu while presenting the Ijaw position at the forum organised by the Global Peace Foundation in collaboration with Vision Africa at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja,” Okaba stated.
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He added that the ethnic nationality won’t be intimidated by the antics of Obasanjo to maintain silent on the problems affecting their folks and the Niger Delta area at massive.
“Obasanjo and his likes, who have over the years denied the Ijaw nation every opportunity to annex, own and control her God-given resources must be told in very clear and unmistakable terms that we cannot be intimidated, hushed and harassed into a moronic silence,” the INC President added.
Okaba acknowledged that the INC considers Obasanjo’s claims on useful resource possession as pernicious, provocative, and depraved because it negates the decades-long derivation precept which was pegged at one hundred pc in 1946.
He additionally stated non-constitution of the board of the NDDC, the non-inclusion of the Ijaw terrain within the proposed NNPC highway rehabilitation mission and others, are lucid tips to the deliberate plot to topic the Ijaw folks to poverty.