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We’Il Resist Buhari’s Water Resources Bill With Last Drop Of Our Blood, IYC Vows

We’Il Resist Buhari’s Water Resources Bill With Last Drop Of Our Blood, IYC Vows

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  Ijaw Youth Council, Worldwide led by Pereotubo Oweilaemi Esq, has vowed to resist with the last drop of their blood, the President Muhammadu Buhari's Water Resources Management Bill recently sent to the National Assembly for passage. Addressing members of the Warri Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) at the Union's secretariat in Warri, Delta State, on Saturday, the Oweilaemi-led IYC described the bill as another "democratic shenanigans" associated with the Buhari's administration. IYC stated that the said Bill is another "neo-colonisation" agenda by the Federal Government to annihilate and subjugate the destinies of the Niger Delta people thereby subjecting the people to eternal colony. "We reject the Bill in its entirety as it will only...
South South Govs Call On Buhari To Immediately Withdraw Water Resources Management Bill

South South Govs Call On Buhari To Immediately Withdraw Water Resources Management Bill

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  Governors of the South South geopolitical zone have called on the President Muhammedu Buhari-led Federal Government to immediately withdraw the proposed Water Resources Management bill before the National Assembly. The governors said that the provisions of the bill are offensive and obnoxious, expressing disagreement over the federal government moves to centralized control of water resources in the country. The governors spoke in Port Harcourt, Rivers State under the aegis of South South Governors Forum after its meeting Wednesday night. In attendance was Governor of Delta state, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the Forum, Rt Hon Seriake Dickson, Rivers State Governor and host to the meeting, Nyesom Wike, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanue...