Governor Seriake Dickson gave the charge to the leadership and members of the Ijaw Youth Council who also pledged their support for the Bayelsa Governor in his quest for the growth and development of the Ijaw nation.
Illegal refineries are often traced to oil companies equipment failure, sabotage by pipeline vandals and other forms of crude oil theft.
It is the popular opinion in the Niger Delta that the Federal Government’s plans for the establishment of modular refineries will greatly reduce pollution despite on-going gaseous emissions in the oil-rich region.
Ijaw Youth Council President Oweilaemi Pereotubo makes a case for ownership from oil-producing states when he led the executive and members of the Pan Ijaw Youth body to meet with Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson in Yenagoa.
Governor Dickson wants the IYC to adopt the intellectual approach to agitations by embarking on sensitization campaigns to schools on the meaning of the Ijaw Struggle.
The IYC presents a souvenir to the man they call the “Governor General Of The Izon Nation.”