Tag Archives: Victor Attah

Ex-Governor Attah, others ask Confab not to excise Akwa Ibom

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

We won’t wait for oil to be exhausted before exploiting resources in other parts of the Country – Victor Attah, Confab Committee Co-chair

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.

National Conference denies barring journalists from covering its committees

The secretary of the National Conference says only one committee stopped journalists from covering its deliberations. The leadership of the National Conference on Wednesday said it never issued any directive for journalists to be barred from covering any of its Committee sittings. Journalists accredited to cover the Conference proceedings were on Tuesday prevented from accessing