BY OBED OLUKU…..
Delta___On Monday the 20th, January, 2020. The leadership of the Ijaw Interest Advocates ( IIA ), popularly known as Izanzan Intellectual Camp, in conjunction with the office of the Deputy Speaker of IYC Mobile Parliament, called on the comrades community, lovers of education, Civil Society groups and Ijaw youths in Delta State. To join hands in solidarity, as the group tends to stage a mass protest over the unjustifiable closure of the science and technical college in OKOLOBA.
The group made this call through a press release, jointly signed by the group’s National Coordinator, Amb. Yerinmene Salaco Snr. And Comrade Bob Collins Igetei, Deputy Speaker IYC Mobile Parliament. Of which a copy was sent to Coastal Times.
The duo in the press release, expressed their displeasure over the muteness of Ijaw leaders in the state, regarding the unjustifiable closure of the college.
Amb. Salaco and Comr. Collins, in the press release, particularly pinpointed some Ijaw leaders, in the persons of Sen. James Ebiowou Manager, Senator Representing Delta South Senatorial District, Rt. Hon. Nicholas Mutu, Member Representing Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives and Hon. Preyor, Member Representing Bomadi Constituency in Delta state House of Assembly, for being mute over the unjust closure of the college, without making any reasonable attempt to salvage the situation.
We the leadership and entire members of the Izanzan Intellectual Camp, in conjunction with the office of the Deputy Speaker of the IYC Mobile Parliament, wish to use this medium to call on all Ijaw youths, lovers of education, Civil Society groups and the comrades community in Delta State. To join hands with us in solidarity, as we move to stage a protest over the unnecessary closure of the science and technical college in OKOLOBA.
We therefore, state that, preparations regarding the protest are in top gear. As we will communicate the date, time and venue in no distant time.
‘Come one, come all’
Come let us match in solidarity, in order to bring the college to light.