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roup decries govt, oil firms’ neglect of Ndokwa land

By Festus Ahon
UGHELLI—THE Supreme Council for Ndokwa Interest, a political group, has described the neglect of the Niger Delta by government and multi-national oil companies operating in the region as criminal and unacceptable.

This was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Oska Orji Omolu and Comrade Sylvester Mordi, President and Secretary respectively.

Pointing out that the mission of the group was to agitate for the massive development of the oil region, it stated that the mission of group was to act as a democratic watchdog in Ndokwa nation.According to the statement, the group is to serve as a unifying factor in Ndokwa political equations in Delta State and the nation in general.

It noted that the group was poised to sustain the unity of Ndokwa people, both at home and in the diaspora, adding that the group was also determined to attract the dividends of democracy to the people.

The group called for the stepping down of the Independent Power Plant (IPP) Okpai in Ndokwa Area and called on DESOPADEC to complete all its ongoing projects in the area.

The group also charged the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to address the problem of epileptic power supply in the area and called on the chairman of the three local government areas in Ndokwa land to use their offices to engender development in Ndokwa nation.


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