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Bayelsa queries armed force's interference in disputes

Posted by Guardian on 2006/06/21 | Views: 346 |

Bayelsa queries armed force's interference in disputes


The Bayelsa state government has queried the direct intervention by the headquarters of the Joint Task Force Operation Restore Hope, based in Effurun, Delta State in community matters in the state without recourse to communication with the state government.

The Bayelsa state government has queried the direct intervention by the headquarters of the Joint Task Force Operation Restore Hope, based in Effurun, Delta State in community matters in the state without recourse to communication with the state government.

The state Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Victor Akenge, at a meeting in Yenagoa, the state capital, to broker peace among communities clamouring to be recognised as host to Peak Petroleum Prospecting Company, said he is particularly piqued by the letter written by Bisangbene community in the state to the headquarters of the Joint Task Force, where Peak Oil was summoned to a meeting by the military formation.

Mr. Akenge warned that hence forth, communities should deal with the state government in view of their agitation, noting that the state government has the wherewithal to handle their demands and agitation.

He advised the communities to always have trust in government in the handling of their grievances.

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Fay(Katy, Texas, US)says...

Actually translates to bravehearted.