By Wilson Macaulay.
The Central Youth Body and the Leadership of various Kingdoms and Sub-communities of Warri Escravos and Forcados in Warri South West LGA and Burutu LGA respectively, held an emergency meeting in Warri on Saturday, June 13, 2020, and deliberated extensively on the publication made by some criminal elements on Friday, 12, Vanguard Newspaper, in defence of the illicit activities of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited (OMS) in Warri Escravos and Forcados axises of Delta State, warning that they are not faceless youths.
The Meeting which was attended by Hon. Bullet Otuaro; Comr. Mandela Bomini; Gbisibi Nelson Andrew; Comrade Pondy S. Ebipadewei; Ogbona Bibo; Comrade Imoun M. Emomotimi; Benard P. Okirika; Akin Edisemi Disi; Izoukumor Newton; Olueh Clement; Godwin Yokiri; David Ebikeme; Mike Amakiri; Ebikebina Raymond Ekpemupolo; Hon. Elvis Atamba; Ingbesekumo Oyas; Shadrach Onitsha Ebikeme; Nanakumo Samuel Ebikeme; Norbaine Jude Efiye; and Adiurumokumor Superior, the youths called on the Inspector General of Police and President Buhari to order the security agents to investigate those who purportedly signed the said publication, which was capable of causing crisis in Delta State.
In the communique issued to journalists at the end of the meeting, the youths accused two Ocean Marine Solutions Limited Staffers, Akpos Mezeh and Don Dickson Ogugu for conspiring to use fictitious names and signatures to make the said publication.
According to them, “As you can see, we are not faceless youths, either are we fighting against our Traditional Councils or Community Development Communitee Executive officers.
“What we are demanding from Captain Hosa Okunbor and his management team is to engage the leadership of the Youths in the Central, Kingdoms and Sub-communities, in respect of Youths Employment for the surveillance guards along Pipeline Right of Way (PRoW) in warri Escravos and Forcadors, otherwise there will be no peace.
Captain Hosa Okunbor should come down to the creek to hold a meeting with us, to ascertain the truth whether we are truly faceless or we are not the authentic youths Leaders in our various Jurisdictions/Communities instead of allowing himself to be deceived by criminal elements that will lead his Company to doom.”
“We are not afraid of them; we will continue to use peaceful means to demand for our rightful job slots, but OMS should not take our peaceful demands for justice and equity, for granted by pushing us to the wall.