The Akwa Ibom delegation to the National Conference has protested an attempt to excise parts of the state towards the creation of the proposed Oil Rivers State. In a petition to the Conference Chairman, Idris Kutigi, members of the delegation said the attempt to dismember Akwa Ibom State was a treacherous plot capable of scuttling…
The Conference also adopted a recommendation for the creation of a character commission in each state of the federation.
In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the Co-Chairman of the National Conference Committee on Devolution of Power and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, speaks on how decisions were reached during Committee’s stormy sessions.
The communities complain about management of over N8 trillion generated as derivation funds since 1999.
Committee to take decision on onshore/offshore dichotomy Tuesday.