MOSOP Decries Exclusion Of Ogoni State Creation In Confab Recommendation

Must Read

Supreme Court Adjourns Imo Governorship Case Till March 2

The supreme court has adjourned it's hearing on an application seeking a review of its judgment on the Imo...

Director Of Wuhan Hospital Dies Of Coranavirus

A hospital director in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak, died from the...

An Investment That Pays Upfront; An Expose On The New Investment Product From Horizon Estates

Get Up To N5.46M ROI After 12 Months and A BuyBack Guarantee on Purchase of Their 4 Bed Duplexes...

How Paradise Estates Is Building Value For The People Of Abuja

Having successfully delivered over 500 homes since their inception, Paradise Abuja has saddled themselves with the responsibility to create...

Odion Ighalo, First Nigerian To Play For Man-U Since Inception

Nigeria's Odion Ighalo made history on Monday night as he came on for his new club Manchester United in...
Ardent Reader, News Freak, Socio-Political Commentator, Archaeologist & Pro-Democrat.

MOSOPThe Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOPO, has faulted the non-inclusion of Ogoni State in the recommendation of the National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government.

The committee had proposed the creation of 18 states, including Orashi State to be carved out from the present Rivers State. The proposal was unanimously adopted by delegates.

In its reaction to the development, MOSOP described the omission of a Bori or Ogoni State as one of the continued injustices and marginalisation against the people of Ogoni.

The spokesman for the movement, Mr. Bari-ara Kpalap, who articulated the group’s position yesterday in a telephone interview, said the need for the creation of a Bori or an Ogoni State was the reason why the people of the area supported the Conference in the first place.

Kpalap recalled that the people of Ogoni had submitted their application to the National Assembly for an Ogoni State to be created from Rivers State, adding that the non-inclusion of such a state came as a surprise to MOSOP.

“One of the reasons why we welcomed the National Conference was because it was going to give us an opportunity to ask and get a Bori or an Ogoni State, which we have been clamouring for so many years ago.

“The non-inclusion of Ogoni State is one of the injustices and marginalisation against Ogoni people. It is a clear indication that the discrimination against the people of Ogoni by the Nigerian state has not ended”, he said.

- Advertisement -
Ad ==> TRUTH FINALLY OUT! Discover how a young Nigerian graduate now makes a consistent 40k per week doing a legitimate online business. You too can start yours now, click here!!!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -