Democracy Day: Ogoni ‘ll sustain struggle till murdered Saro-Wiwa, others are exonerated

Democracy Day: Ogoni ‘ll sustain struggle till murdered Saro-Wiwa, others are exonerated

We is not going to permit rigging on our soil come 2023 ― MOSOP

By Egufe Yafugborhi

MOVEMENT for Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has affirmed that Ogoni folks in Rivers State is not going to relent within the battle for higher stakes within the Nigeria union, notably towards strikes to revive oil manufacturing on their soil.

In a press release as Nigeria marks maiden Democracy Day below the June 12 period, President of MOSOP, Fegalo Nsuke additionally vowed that Ogoni folks wouldn’t permit any rigging or compromise on its soil when elections are available in 2023.

He condemned Nigeria’s failure to exonerate Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight different Ogonis whose homicide by the navy junta in 1995 considerably engendered Nigeria’s return to democracy in 1999.

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Nsuke stated: “Nigeria’s suspension from the Commonwealth coupled with international pressures on Nigeria following the 1995 Ogoni 9 murders engendered the democratic rule in Nigeria at the moment.

“MOSOP demands exoneration of the nine innocent Ogoni activists, including Ken Saro-Wiwa murdered by the Nigerian Government November 10, 1995, as fundamental to resolving the Ogoni situation”

He famous that amongst burning points that unsettled Nigeria below the navy period and previous to May 29, 1999, Ogoni agitation and attendant impacts stay the one unresolved concern the nation has pretentiously downplayed.

Ogoni folks, Nsuke famous, preserve that the innocence of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others murdered with him will proceed to form the ethnic group’s battle which should proceed until the victims had been exoneration and different calls for of the folks resolved.

On 2023, the MOSOP Leader stated: “Let it be known that in 2023, we, the Ogoni people will not allow any form of rigging and we will be out to decide the outcome of elections through the ballot.”


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