OGONI YOUTHS TO CONVOKE SUMMIT OVER NOMINATION OF GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE TO LEAD NEGOTIATIONS WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR RESUMPTION OF OIL ACTIVITIES
The President General of Ogoni Youth Federation (OYF), Engr LEGBORSI YAMAABANA says he would convoke a youth summit, where the youths of Ogoni would decide and take their stand over the choice of Governor NYESOM WIKE by some elites of the Ogoni to lead negotiations with the Federal Government on the resumption of Oil activities on the ‘OML 11’.
In a statement made available to BraveViews, the Ogoni Youth leader, LEGBORSI YAMAABANA disclosed he has been receiving calls from home and abroad over the issue.
Read the statement issued by he OYF President General, LIGBORSI YAMAABANA ……
RE: OGONI LEADERS ADOPT WIKE TO LEAD DISCUSSION ON RESUMPTION OF OIL EXPLORATION IN OGONILAND
“Ogoni Youth Federation (OYF) have received numerous calls from Ogoni people and well-meaning individuals both within and outside Nigeria, who have inundated our offices with calls and inquiries regarding the recent visit of Ogoni leaders to the Governor of Rivers State, where the Governor was adopted to lead the Ogoni Ethnic Nationality in all discussions and engagement with the Federal Government relating to resumption of oil and gas production in the Ogoni oil fields (OML 11).
Accordingly, we have decided to embark on massive consultation on this matter.
Thereafter, in the coming days, we shall CONVOKE an OGONI YOUTH SUMMIT, where the position of Ogoni Youth on resumption of oil and gas exploration in Ogoniland shall be reached.
Finally, we call on our great Ogoni youths and people to be patient and resolute as we work tirelessly to ensure that our collective interests are protected”.
Bee Ogoni Naa Lee Pe!
Comrade Legborsi Yamaabana
Ogoni Youth Federation