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Just in: Ijaw youths storm EGCDF in Warri, protest over alleged marginalisation

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By Emma Amaize

IRATE youths of  Egbema and Gbaramatu kingdoms  in Warri North and South-West Local  Government Areas, Delta State, stormed the Egbema, Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, office at Warri, Tuesday morning, protesting alleged marginalisation by the Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL-inspired community development agency.

The Ijaw youths had in a notice, weeks ago, given both CNL and EGCDF 14 days to address their demands , which include inclusion of youths in the GMoU governance model and  provision of employment, warning,  “we will take our desired action if ignored.”

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At the time of filing this  report, security agents have been drafted to maintain peace and orevent the protesters from further  encroachment.

Vanguard News Nigeria

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