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Itsekiri leaders appeal to Ugborodo youths for calm


Akpokona Omafuaire

27 August, 2011, Sweetcrude, WARRI-FOLLOWING tension resulting from the alleged dissolution of the Ugborodo Community Trust, Itsekiri leader, Pa. J.O.S. Ayomike and the only surviving registered trustee of the Trustee, Mr. Eworitsemogha Tsebi has appealed to youths of the oil-rich community to remain calm and peaceful.

Mr. Tsebi who said with the dissolution he has taken over authority of Ugborodo community affairs said every interested party should maintain the peace pending when another election would be held after due consultations with all relevant stakeholder in the shortest possible time.

Pa. Ayomike who spoke concerning the dissolution stated that the dissolution does not warrant any wrangling as the elders are already looking into the matter, saying that nobody should do anything to shatter the peace now reigning in the community as the issue surrounding the dissolution is being looked into.

Meanwhile some children of the Eghare-Aja (Community Head) Pa. Wellington Ojogor who allegedly signed the dissolution of the Trustee has whisked him away from Ugborodo town to an unknown destination, just as he maintained that he did not authorize or sign the document purportedly dissolving the Trust.

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