Bayelsa - Leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta (MEND) Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, is reported to have summoned leaders of the various wings of the supposedly rested militant group to an emergency meeting, Vanguard reports.
Tompolo, who is the Ibe-Ebidouwei of Ijaw nation, and convener of the meeting was silent on the agenda of the meeting due to hold on Saturday, but asserted that the meeting, which will hold at Izon House in Yenagoa, was important.
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A source revealed that the agenda of the meeting could be based on the the place of the Niger Delta in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and appraisal of the former President Goodluck Jonathan government in view of the current happenings in the country.
The forthcoming meeting will be the first time all ex-commanders and leaders of the militant group will formally meet since they were disbanded in 2009.
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- News 24