30 June 2011
DR. PLACY EKWUEME is the initiator of the Niger Delta Youth Movement saddled with the responsibility of negotiating and extracting concessions from federal and state government for the development of the Niger Delta Region. In this interview with Snr. Correspondent, BEN DURU, he takes a historical look at Niger Delta militancy, throwing to the fore reasons behind the action as well as gains of the exercise. He also speaks on the widening spate of insecurity in the country. Excerpts:
You are known to have harped on the marginalisation of the oil producing areas. What do you really mean?