Body charts path to growth, peace in Niger Delta

A group, Assembly of Niger Delta Indigenous People (ANDIP) has said a confederal system of government will midwife a true federal structure where all units would grow at their pace in a dignified and equitable manner.

It canvassed early return to a confederal system, saying the current system was starving the people, as it promoted poverty and socio-economic retrogression.

The group’s Vice Chairman of Public Affairs and Communications, Sony Bernard, spoke on Wednesday with reporters in Abuja at the group’s presentation, noting that as a socio-political and cultural organisation, ANDIP would drive change and development in Niger Delta.

Bernard said the group had sent a memorandum to the Senate Deputy President Ovie Omo-Agege-led Constitution Review Committee to put together a constitution to usher in a confederal system rather than tinkering with the present ‘faulty constitution’.

The vice-chairman said the group expected positive considerations of its memorandum submitted…

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