FG alone can’t solve Niger Delta problems – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for synergy among federal, state governments and civil society organisations to solve the numerous challenges in the Niger Delta region.

He spoke yesteday in Osceola, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta.

Osinbajo, who was on a fact-finding visit to some states in the Niger Delta said that the Federal Government alone could not solve all the problems in the region.

The vice president and his entourage were received by the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Oboro Gbaraun 11.

He advised governors in the region to make sufficient provisions in their annual budgets for the development of the region.

“The Federal Government cannot solve the problem of Niger Delta alone, it requires the collaboration of the state, National Assembly and CSOs,” he said.

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta who was on the entourage, said the visit would bring changes to the region.

“I urge you to give peace a chance to bring development to our region,” he pleaded with Niger Delta youths.

The President of Ijaw Youth Council, Mr Eradiri Udens, who spoke, assured that the Ijaw Youths would work with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

 

“This visit is a confidence building visit, we will work with President Buhari,” he said. 

(NAN)

 

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