–By Anthony Miens Demebide
IJAW HOUSE, YENAGOA____Yesterday Monday 10th May, 2021 at the Bayelsa State Capital, the Ijaw People Development Initiative (IPDI) paid a weighty congratulatory visit to Prof. Benjamin Okaba, the president-elect of Ijaw National Congress.
The powerful delegation led by Comrade Ozobo Austin, who doubles as SA to the Delta State Governor on Political Matters and president of the Ijaw People Development Initiative,IPDI, visited Prof. Benjamin Okaba in his office in the Ijaw House, Yenagoa.
However, many critical issues as regards the advancement of Ijaw nation in the contemporary world today were discussed in this all-important and felicitatious visit.
The president-elect of the Ijaw National Congress and IPDI had quality time at the State Ijaw House as salient issues greeted the discourse floor.
Thepeoplesvoicengr can report that the Prof. Okaba-led administration of INC will surely make progress to protecting the Ijaw Cultural Identity, and the needed unity to foster and shapen the Ijaw Course across the globe.
Furthermore, interactions during the visit called for synergies and the quintessentials for all hands to be on deck to make Ijaw nation the dream of our tomorrow, noting that all aspirations must gear towards prioritizing the Ijaw course at all levels.
Moreso, realigning the Ijaw National Congress with the ideals of its founding fathers to effectively push the vision of a greater United Ijaw Nation is ticked a serious highlight in the present administration, awaiting inauguration.
In a swift snap, Comrade Ozobo called for patronage for the Ijaw Indigenous Newspapers to tell our stories on the ground that they would better tell the Ijaw stories than external counterparts. Prof. Okaba in his response acknowledged this ideal presentation in a paper entry, containing all Ijaw Newspapers.
In addition, the INC president-elect appreciated the dogged visit to officially congratulate him on his electoral victory a few weeks ago, and promised to run an all-inclusive government of INC to catapult Ijaw Nation to its anticipated dream.
Those that were part of the delegation include:
*Comrade Ozobo Austin, (President, IPDI)
*Comrade Emmanuel Keneware (National Secretary, IPDI & Briga Newspaper)
*Dcn. Gbafade Desmond Edumogiren
*Comrade Ebis Wayas (IYC, Ngbilebiri Mein Clan)
* Comrade Messiah Forcados(Former President, NABLOGS)
*Mr. Anthony Miens Demebide (Thepeoplesvoicengr)
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