Wade Into UPU Leadership Crisis


Urhobo youths under the eagis of Urhobo Youth Leaders Association, yesterday urged former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori to wade into the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, leadership crisis.

Speaking when he led members of the association on a solidarity to Chief Ibori in Oghara, its National President, Comrade Francis Arhiyor stressed the need for the Urhobo to live together under a united UPU.

Arhiyor in the address read by his National Secretary, Comrade Vincent Oyibode expressed gratitude to God for the safe return of Chief Ibori after serving a jail term in the United Kingdom, appealing to the former governor to intervene on their behalf.

In his response, Chief Ibori thanked the group for the visit and advised against dissenting voices in the course of resolving the UPU leadership crisis. Holding that the interest of generality of Urhobo was bigger than the interest of any individual, he charged the visiting Urhobo youth leaders to assist in the settlement of the UPU crisis.

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