South South Leaders Make The Following Demands From The Presidency During The Presidential Meeting With Southern Leaders

At the Presidential meeting with leaders of South South region in Port Harcourt:
The Chief of Staff to the President, Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari, is leading the federal government delegation to the meeting.

The six Governors and leaders in the zone in a common position presented by Chairman of South South Governor’s Forum, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, made the following demands:

*Immediate relocation of headquarters of oil multinational to their operational bases in the South South region.

*Immediate relocation of government -owned oil subsidiaries from Lagos and Abuja to the South South region.

*Immediate completion of East-West road under construction.

*Immediate privatisation of the two refineries in Port Harcourt and the one in Warri for effectiveness.

*Call for release of all funds due NDDC and that henceforth, all NDDC projects MUST be done in consultation with State Governors.

*Reactivation of sea ports in Calabar, Port Harcourt and Warri. Then, the Lagos to Calabar railine.

*True federalism, resource control, fair revenue sharing and State Police, the best ingredients to achieving a better Nigeria.

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