WorldStage Newsonline– For President Muhammadu Buhari to see all the projects he embarked upon in the Niger Delta area through, people of the zone must support his re-election, the Ijaw Youths Council has advised.
The youths in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Comrade Daniel Dasimaka, stated in the statement that Buhari needed a second term in office to accomplish some policies and progammes of his administration in the Niger Delta.
Among the programmes, according to him, were the Ogoni Clean-up, construction of Bonny-Bodo road, the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko and the Delta State which was granted approval in January 2018 by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
According to him, Buhari’s approvals for the establishment of Modular Refineries across the States of the Niger-Delta and a total of 38 licenses issued, covering high-scale refineries of 50,000 to 250,000 barrels per day, completion of 6 Cassava Processing Plants in Bayelsa, Rivers, Abia, Ondo, Cross River and Imo States, 130 youths in the Niger Delta trained on Poultry, Aquaculture, crop production and given N1 million naira each alone deserve recommendation.
He said, “In the Niger-Delta region, 214 women who specialize in Poultry and Snail Production were given between N350,000 to N500,00 Each, 198 women and youths in the Niger-Delta region were trained on ICT & business hub, poultry & fish production, under PMB’s administration, 60 youths from the Niger-Delta region were also trained on assemblage and repair of phones under President Buhari’s administration and plans to allocate oil blocks to Niger Delta Oil producing States are on the Next Level agenda.”
He added that President Buhari deserves the support of the Niger Delta people for sustaining the relative peace and security through the Amnesty Programme which has contributed immensely to the massive development of our region, despite calls from many quarters including within the Niger Delta to scrap it.