Sunday, 15 January 2017

Nigerian Vice President, Prof. Osinbajo Set to Visit the Niger Delta Region for Peace Talks




Nigerian President, President Muhammadu Buhari is now ready to negotiate with the Niger Delta leaders as the vice president of Nigeria, Prof. Osinbajo, will be visiting a number of oil communities in the Niger Delta states from Monday 16th January, 2017, starting from Delta state.
According to source, the spokesman, Laolu Akande, at a later date to be announced soon, source also said, the vice president will also be visiting Bayelsa and Rivers States.
According to Akande, the Vice President will lead high-level delegations of the Federal Government that will interact with leaders and representatives of the oil-producing communities in continuation of ongoing outreach efforts of the Buhari administration towards a long lasting and permanent resolution of the Niger Delta crisis.
In his words he said, “The Buhari presidency is fully committed to having an effective dialogue and positive engagement that will end the crisis in the oil-producing areas.
“And believe that these visits would further boost the confidence necessary for the attainment of peace and prosperity in the areas and the Nigerian nation in general.”
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