Host Community Urges PMB to Sack Akpabio


The leadership of the Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSCON) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently sack and replace the minister of the Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio.

In a statement by the director, Media and Publicity of HOSCON, Okakuro Monday Whiskey, he said the minister’s recent confession and indictment of individuals is nothing but mere campaign of blackmail and divisionary tactics.

“Chief Akpabio is not only an interested party but remains one of the foremost accused, having served as governor of Akwa Ibom for eight years and having personally recommended some of the top management staff of the NDDC”.

“HOSCON has names of contract awarded to Chief Godswill Akpabio and if these informations are correct, then Chief Akpabio remains an accused who cannot be a judge in his own

“HOSCON is of strong view that delaying the replacement of Akpabio with a more level headed and competent hand will amount to denying the Niger Delta region development because of the deliberate desire of one individual”.

“HOSCON cannot and will not be party to this very calculated drama of holding the oil/gas producing region hostage because some persons in government want things done wrongly just to suit their ego”.

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