Tuesday, November 1, 2011

‘I was almost killed by militants for proposing amnesty’

30 October 2011

FORMER national president of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Dr. Chris Ekiyor, in this interview, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, sheds more light on why, as leader of the pan-Ijaw youth group, he opted for amnesty for militants and the threats he received from militants for leading the campaign for them to surrender arms and stop kidnapping for official pardon. He is, however, not satisfied with the present pace of development in the region and proffers his ideas on the way forward. Excerpts:

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