CNDYS Applauds Tinubu’s Administration, Says Peace Has Been Restored In Niger-Delta

Youths under the auspices of the Coalition of Niger Delta Youths Stakeholders (CNDYS) trooped out en masse in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, for a solidarity rally in support of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his administration.

Our correspondent, gathered that the rally was also organised to thank the President for the recent appointment of Dr. Dennis Otuaro as the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme,PAP,.

The Convener of the coalition, Apostle Bodmas Kemepadei, stated that the recent appointments of leaders from the region which also includes, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, the Managing Director of the NDDC; Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, the Minister of State for Petroleum (Oil), among others, has brought peace to the region.

He said “The massive youths are saying that Mr President has done well; they are saying that Otuaro’s appointment is going to bring peace in the Niger Delta.

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“The youths are saying that because of the appointment of Otuaro, there won’t be restiveness and gunshots in the region.”

The Convener also said the emergence of President Tinubu had doused tension in the Niger Delta, noting that with Otuaro’s appointment, the hitherto youths restiveness that pervaded the region would be a thing of the past.

Kemepadei stated: “Prior to this time, Niger Delta region used to be volatile. But many will agree with me that since Tinubu became the President, there has been relative peace in the region.

“Also, the awards of surveillance contract to our various leaders to secure oil pipelines especially those located in the creeks and where the pirates operate from. So, in the course of protecting the pipelines, they also maintain peace and some level of sanity.”

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Kemepadei said: “The youths said comprising of different youth groups across the states of the region are unanimously supporting and commending President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the appointment of Dr. Dennis Burutu Otuaro as the Administrator of PAP.

Also speaking, the deputy coordinator of the group, Hellington Barakumor, said that Otuaro’s appointment was well deserved.
He thanked Tinubu for the appointment and promised that the youths would ensure there is peace and unity in the region.

The placard-carrying youths converged on Okutukutu area of the state capital as early as 9am adorned in T-shirts and Fez caps with the bold inscription: “We appreciate the Jagaban on appointment of Otuaro.”

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The over one kilometre solidarity march, which started from Okutukutu and terminated at the popular Tombia roundabout, saw the youths chanting solidarity songs to appreciate President Tinubu for also appointing capable leaders.

By Goodness Owunna, Yenagoa