Ijaw Leaders Promise To Resolve Militancy Crisis In 30 Days
BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT –
PRESIDENT Ijaw National Congress, INC , Chief Charles Harry has assured that it could resolve the challenges of militancy in the Niger delta region within 30 days if the Federal Government ceases hostilities in the region.
Speaking yesterday at the secretariat of the apex Ijaw body in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the newly sworn in national president, Chief Harry warned against use of military force in the region, saying the area had lost enough youths.
“We ask for peace to return to the region;shooting and bombings can be resolved in 30 days,“ he said.
He said the Federal Government also had a role to play for enduring peace to reign in the region, stressing that it should take steps to redress challenges of underdevelopment in the area.