Jan 27, 2012

Ogoni: Leader Appeals to MOSOP to End Injustice

Lucky Nle, the leader of an Ogoni community in Port Harcourt, has made a plea to the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) to find a peaceful solution to the problems of the people in the Niger Delta.

Below is an article by the Daily Champion:

The leadership of Ogoni community in Akpor Kingdom, Port Harcourt (OCAP) have called on the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People MOSOP to fight injustice and discrimination in Ogoniland.

The body stressed the need for the various communities in Ogoniland to forget the past and unite, pointing out that area was in dire need of infrastructural and human capital development that will attract investment as well as boost socio-economic development there.

Also, they urged MOSOP to intervene and seek amicable solution to all matters that are likely to threaten the peaceful co-existence of the Ogoni people.

President of the body, Comrade Lucky Nle made the call shortly after he was elected as the leader of OCAP in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, urging the Ogonis to show love to one another, promote cultural values, socio- economic transformation and the educational advancement in the communities.

On the objectives of the OCAP, Nle was promoting the unity, oneness and peace among other ethnic groups, as well as checking issues of marginalization and division in Ogoniland.

Similarly, the former President of the body, Chief BM Mina called on the Ogoni people in Akpor, near Port Harcourt to be law abiding and work towards the peace and progress of the indigenes.

Those inaugurated are Elder S.T. Nyono as the (Vice President), Mr. Lekie Kiebel (General Secretary), Chief David Nkpaa. K. (Financial Secretary), Mr. Lucky Fulalo (Treasurer), and Mr. Emmanuel Dekoo (Public Relation Officer) and were administered with an oath of office to pilot the affairs of organization.