Stop Your Divide-and-Rule Antics – Niger Delta Elders Tackle Buhari Regime Over Release Of Pay Slips Given To Amnesty Leaders

Stakeholders from the 9 states of the Niger Delta area have warned the Presidency in opposition to deliberate antics to divide and instigate disaster inside the area by releasing paperwork able to inflicting confusion and bloodshed. 

According to the stakeholders, made up of ex-militant youths, girls and elders from the area, the choice by the Presidency to launch bulk fee particulars to ex-militant leaders over Amnesty stipends is infantile and a mischievous try at inciting ex-militants in opposition to one another within the area. 

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The stakeholders, in a press release issued in Yenagoa and signed by Commander Joseph Oyinkuro, regardless of the weak try by the Presidency, stated the individuals of the area are conscious that the ex-militant leaders have all the time obtained bulk funds and in-turn distributed the funds to hundreds of members inside their numerous camps to keep up the peace and stability within the area. 

According g to the assertion, the fee accomplished by the Presidency was to allow the federal authorities and the multinational oil corporations to discover oil and pure gasoline price billions of {dollars} yearly from the Niger Delta area which accounts for over 90 % of Nigeria international trade earnings for over 50 years.

Rather than shielding the names of the sponsors of terrorists from the general public, the stakeholders known as on the Presidency to do the identical and launch the names of the sponsors of Boko Haram, the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISAWP) terrorists and bandits that to today have continued to maim, kill and displaced tens of hundreds of harmless males, girls and kids with none resistance from the Presidency.

According to the stakeholders, “On July 21, 2015, the Federal Government obtained a $2.1 billion credit from the World Bank to rebuild the North-East zone devastated by the jihadist group, Boko Haram. 

President Muhammadu Buhari announced this in Washington DC, United States. 

“The Presidential Initiative for the Northeast began in 2015 with a world financial institution mortgage of $2.1 billion USD (Over N700 Billion) with 105,000 allege beneficiaries from the north whereas the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme that generates the sources for the complete nation is just 30,000 beneficiaries with N65 billion yearly. 

“On the 24th June, 2020, Sahara Reporters published an article about President Buhari’s nephew Sabiu Yusuf’s (Tunde) fat bank accounts that shocked the CBN Governor. Sabiu reportedly said the billions in his accounts are “presents” from people. But why didn’t he get such “presents” when he was a recharge card seller prior to 2015? Accepting “presents” for favors done while occupying a privileged government position (he’s Buhari’s Private Secretary and de facto Chief of Staff) is against the law. 

“According to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigeria’s income generated from the gross sales of oil and gasoline within the Niger Delta area between 1999 to 2016 alone quantities to N77.348trillion. Specifically, knowledge compiled from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, confirmed that Nigeria earned N77.348trillion from the oil and gasoline trade from 1999 to 2016. This report solely takes under consideration a 17 years interval out of the over 50 years.

“Northerners as majority Owners of oil wells and oil blocks in communities across the Niger Delta region while the Zamfara State gold mines and revenues from sales are recorded as private business. 

“We should not neglect that with out the Amnesty settlement in place below the management of late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua, Nigeria would have gone bankrupt. The federal authorities should not play with fireplace, they usually should perceive that there are billions of {dollars} in international investments within the Niger Delta area with a number of international pursuits given their multibillion {dollars} property that are strategic to their nationwide safety pursuits.’”

“Any try by the federal authorities to make use of their previous divide and rule or conquer techniques to destabilise the Niger Delta area with the intention to proceed its exploitation of our God-given sources can be resisted by all means essential, and any potential dialogue with the United Nations and different worldwide organisations would require a minimal of 1million Amnesty beneficiaries to be skilled and empowered.”

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