Earlier today, November 24, the leaders in the South South region held a consultative meeting with the Federal Government’s delegation at the government house Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
In a statement by the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, the regional governors has insisted on the need for restructuring, true federalism and the devolution of powers.
At the meeting, they also recommended that the headquarters of all major oil companies be relocated to the South-South, and that the state police force be established.
Read the statement below;
“Earlier today, at the consultative meeting between the South-South region and the federal government, leaders from our region insisted on the need for restructuring, true federalism and the devolution of powers.
“This meeting, which held at the Government House in Port Harcourt, allowed us to also call for the relocation of the headquarters of all major oil companies to the South-South, as well as push for the establishment of state police forces.
“We also requested the completion of the East-West Road and all other federal roads in the region, as well as pushed for the rehabilitation of the region’s major seaports in Port Harcourt, Calabar and of course, Warri.”