ASABA_________Angry Warri Ijaws have stormed Delta State Government house, Asaba, the state capital to protest against what they described as deliberate exclusion of Warri Ijaws in the creation of Ward in the State.
The angry protesters blocked the Government house gate to demand for the creation of Ijaw political ward in Warri south Local government council.
The protesters carried placards of different inscriptions “Stop marginalization of WARRI Ijaws, Warri blongs to Ijaws, Itsekiris and Urhobo. “We want our ward, Governor Okowa, Governor Okowa, stop marginalizing the Ijaws in Warri South” Governor Okowa, we demand justice and fairness in Warri South, “the Ijaws in Warri will not tolerate any intimidation, we need our ward “
The angry Ijaw youths noted that Warri belongs to the Ijaws, Itsekiris and Urhobos,and that the political enslavement of the Ijaws must be rejected by all means necessary.
The protesting Ijaws however called on His Excellency, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa(PhD), Governor of Delta State to urgently addressed the situation before it leads to a chaotic situation
The angry Warri Ijaws added that the protest would continue until justice is done to the people of Warri Ijaws in Warri South Local government council by creating a ward for them.