Isoko National Youths Council (INYC) Bayelsa State Chapter, led by Comrade Alex Umuwe has decry marginalization of Isoko Nation. In a statement issue during the weekend, the Youth Governor, opined that the Isoko Nation, strategically positioned in Delta and Bayelsa states, has been suffering numerous injustice and marginalization in the State and National level. The ethnic is a crucial a part of Niger Delta and one of the nation’s largest producer/contributor of onshore crude oil to the nation’s GDP. The good people of Isoko Nation have been relegated to the back seat when it comes to Employment, Appointments, Development, Empowerment and the like. He added that in Bayelsa State numbering about eight (8)Isoko speaking communities specifically: Osekwenike, Abuetor, Aduku, Ogbogiri, Osifo,and three others that’re in Sagbama LGA of the State. There’s nothing to point out that the State acknowledges that the ethinicity is not only a part of Bayelsa and Niger Delta however contributes meaningfully to the nationwide and State treasury. Secondly, regardless of the uninterrupted movement of crude oil and pure gasoline from Seven oil fields in Oml 26 and 30, masking a space of about 2.15sq/km of landmass and a mean measuring about 300,000bpd per day. The Isoko Nation still subjected and been struggling untold hardship. Other than 1999/2003,era! the first House of Assembly that brought in Hon. Prosper Nwabuzor, none of Isoko extraction has held any political position. Also Read: The World Mourns Demise Of Black Panther Hero The group leader additionally beseeching the Miracle Governor, Sen. Duoye Diri and Sen. Lawrence Eruedhakpo his deputy Governor to contemplate a descendant of the Isoko nation for his cabinet to atleast compensate them for his or her peaceable disposition in direction of multinational companies working on the Isoko territory in Bayelsa State and for not resorting to violence towards the national properties that are being accommodated in their land, regardless of the apparent neglect and marginalisation of the State Government infrastructural development band human capital developmental programmes. It’s pertinent that the exploration of crude oil in Isoko land for roughly five decades has destroyed the ecosystem, leaving the inhabitants who’re predominantly farmers in a State wallow in abject poverty. Even when successive governments have refused to make any severe dedication to ameliorate the sufferings of the peace-loving Isoko individuals or put measures in place to cleanse the land, which has been degraded and diminished to nothing by steady oil spillages, the individuals nonetheless haven’t picked up arms towards the federal government or bask in sabotage of Government installations. The truth that the Isoko nation has been very peaceable, particularly when oil installations in different parts of the nation are being vandalized by unlawful oil bunkers, is sufficient to start to take the Isoko individuals severely. Also Read: Court docket Orders Forfeiture of N1.04bn Traced to Persistence Jonathan The Isoko Individuals are solely remembered during elections. If not, how can one clarify why the Isoko Nation has not been carry alongside in all sphere. Realizing that Isoko is a part of Bayelsa. That is quite absurd and must be addressed by the Diri/Lawrence administration.
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