Youth leaders in the Niger Delta on Sunday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for vowing to rid the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) of the moral and political rot that has plagued it for so long.
The youth leaders applauded the President for steps so far taken to prevent corruption in NDDC, at a meeting in Warri.
They also praised him for his decision on the concluded forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as well as for ordering the release of outstanding NDDC funds and trial of corrupt officials, noting that this creates the momentum which can accelerate progress in the region
Chairman of the Niger Delta Progressives Movement (NDPM), Mr. Julius Ita, told a news conference after the meeting that there was political will and good faith to guarantee the development of the region.
‘’We are continually inspired by Buhari’s dedication and vision to addressing development issues in the Niger Delta region’’
‘’We appreciate every sincere effort made to achieve development in the Niger Delta region”.
‘’The President’s directive on the completion of all viable projects, which have been abandoned by the NDDC, is a welcome development”,he said.
Furthermore, the youths commended Senator Godswill Akpabio for breathing life into the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, revitalizing the region, instilling a renewed sense of faith and hope and creating a wonderful legacy for Niger Delta’s future.
‘’Chief Godswill Akpabio represents an extraordinary example of the spirit we honour in the region’’
They emphasized Akpabio’s depth of commitment and leadership in the country, integrity and honest work.