21 November 2011
SOUTH-SOUTH leader, Chief Edwin Clark, at the weekend, claimed that President Goodluck Jonathan has been under intense blackmail and pressure since he assumed office, both from within and outside the Niger-Delta, from where the president hails.
According to the first republic information minister and second republic senator, the situation has got to such a level where President Jonathan is gradually being made to take unpopular decisions in order to avoid being blackmailed by his detractors.
Clark, who made this known in Warri,
, at the interdenominational thanksgiving service in honour of the immediate past Executive Director of Finance and Administration of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Elder Power Aginighan, cited the blanket dissolution of the interventionist agency as an example, saying it was targeted at a particular ethnic nationality in the Niger Delta. Delta State