Mitee Charge Ogoni Politicians on Development Featured

The former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Leedum Mitee has called on politicians in Ogoniland to shun politics of acrimony and embrace politics of purpose to bring development to the area.
Mitee, who made the call in Port Harcourt, Wednesday, while addressing members of the Ken Saro-Wiwa Associates, also advised politicians to refrain from using youths to foment  trouble in Ogoniland.

Tracing the crises and killings in Ogoni to the activities of the political gladiators, Mitee said peace and development in the area and indeed Rivers State can only be achieved when politicians shun their selfish interests and embrace peace and unity of purpose in their politicking.

Mitee, who was honored with an Award of Excellence Leadership by the group tasked Ogoni youths to shun cultism and violence.

Harping on the need for proper awareness campaign to restore peace among Ogoni communities and youths, Mitee thanked the group for finding him worthy for the award, promising to continue playing a people-centered leadership role for the benefit of the area and the state in general.

Also speaking, the Secretary to the Rivers State Government Kenneth Kobani appealed to Ogoni people to embrace peace and support the state government’s developmental efforts to enable it do more for the area.

Kobani said youths, as leaders of tomorrow, should be the architect of peace to create the enabling atmosphere for tomorrow’s leadership.

He condemned the killings in Ogoni, calling on all cult groups to repent and embrace the state amnesty programme.

Creedit: Tide

Last modified on Friday, 05 May 2017 07:59

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