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Congress, APC, has called on
the coalition of Niger Delta
militants insisting on quick
notice on northerners living
in the oil-rich region, to back
down their threat and allow
the peace move embarked on
by the Acting President Yemi
Osinbajo to yield a positive
result.
Speaking through its Deputy
National Publicity Secretary,
Comrade Timi Frank, the ruling
party said that it is high time
the youth of his region change
“our approach on agitation for
better standard of living and
every other thing expected
from the government.”
Comrade Timi Frank, who
is also from Niger Delta zone
spoke in reaction to statement
credited to a group of Niger
Delta Militants last Thursday
giving the northerners in the
region tillOctober 1st to vacate.
But responding in a statement
he signed on Friday in Abuja,
Comrade Frank, while
condemning the act, called
on all elders and leaders of
thoughts, including governors
in the region to prevail on the
youths by immediately call
them to order and ensure that
such threat is not repeated.
He reminded his brothers
from the oil-rich region on how
the whole country, including
himself condemned the
northern youths who recently
issued an ultimatum on the
Igbos living in the north.
Frank insisted on his earlier
submission that every section
and region of the country is
important to the development
of Nigeria, even as the youths
across the regions are expected
to play an important roles.
“I call on Nigerian youths,
whether from the South or
North to drop whatever
differences planted or
nurturing against each other
and come together to build
a more united and develop
nation.”
The APC Deputy Publicity
Secretary said he strongly
believe that if given enabling
environment Acting President
Osinbajo will address all the
grey areas causing different
agitations across the country.
“Our region have suffered so
much in the past and I will not
want a repeat of the neglect we
suffered, therefore, we should
give peace a chance.
“It is also on record that the
present government of APC
has done much and continue
to show genue interest to
develop our region. For
example, the Ogoni cleanup,
the continuation of the
Amnesty programme and the
recent promise by the Acting
President to build a Modular
refinery in the region are all
good moves we shouldn’t
allow to bypass the region
through violence.”

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