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Osinbajo begins interactive engagements with Niger Delta communities

…To visit Delta, Bayelsa & Rivers

In further demonstration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s readiness and determination to comprehensively address the Niger Delta situation, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be visiting a number of oil communities across some Niger Delta States.

Osinbajo, who will begin the trip on Monday, January 16, 2017, is expected to travel to Delta State.

In a statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, the vice president would also be visiting Bayelsa and Rivers States at a later date to be announced soon.

“At these visits, the Vice President will lead high-level delegations of the Federal Government that will interact with leaders and representatives of the oil-producing communities in continuation of ongoing outreach efforts of the Buhari administration towards a long lasting and permanent resolution of the Niger Delta crisis.

“The Buhari presidency is fully committed to having an effective dialogue and positive engagement that will end the crisis in the oil-producing areas, and believes that these visits would further boost the confidence necessary for the attainment of peace and prosperity in the areas and the Nigerian nation in general,” the statement said.

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