Osinbajo’s Visit to Niger Delta Has Calmed Frayed Nerves – Loyibo

The visit of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to the Niger Delta was timely and has brought peace to the volatile region.
Arrow head of the Niger Delta Peoples Congress (NDPC), Mike Loyibo, on Saturday said that Osinbajo visit and interaction with the leaders of the area calmed frayed nerves.
Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Loyibo said the ceasefire agreement secured with the militants who had carried out several attacks on oil installations would remain unbroken.
Loyibo noted that the Acting President’s visit was part of the yearnings of the people who had longed for inclusion in the activities of the region.
He said: “When we assess the issues generally, my view has been that you can’t develop the Niger Delta without her people’s participation and this is the first time that any government ever is involving the critical stakeholders at all levels and so the consultation is a continuous one.
“The Acting President has visited Delta State, Bayelsa State, Rivers State and he was also in Imo State (Oil Producing) and now he is slated to go to Ondo by Monday.
”So, these are some of the proposals and suggestions we gave to the presidency.”
Osinbajo had last week paid a working visits to Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States respectively, where activities of militant groups have brought oil production and export to almost zero level.
During his visits to the oil rich region, the Acting President engaged relevant stakeholders on how to bring lasting peace to the area.

Author: News Editor

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