By Rejoice Egbaseimokumor

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide on Wednesday visited scene of the Ogbe-Ijoh Market Inferno in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) delegation was led by the Spokesman of Council, Amb. Binebai Yerin Princewill.

Binebai while addressing the press at the scene of the fire outbreak had explained that council’s presence is to Sympathise with traders who lost their properties worthing millions of naira.

The Spokesman of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide had called on His Excellency, Sheriff Oborevwori, Governor of Delta State to urgently activate plans in visiting the market with a view of sympathising with the victims and providing succour to the traders.

Princewill had tasked the Delta State Government to set up a formidable”Task Force” that will secure and prevent such reincarnating fire outbreaks in the market.

According to him, just this year 2023, the Ogbe-Ijoh market has witnessed three fire outbreaks, stressing that this is the worse Inferno that has happened in the market in recent times.

Speaking further, IYC had appealed to Ijaw political leaders, Non Governmental Organisations, business tycoons and well meaning leaders to come to the rescue of the traders, adding that they are passing through a lot.

Other Council leaders that the Spokesman include Comr. Ebolo Samuel, Chairman of all Chairmen, Western Zone IYC. Mr. Johnbull Smooth, Chairman Ogulagha Waterside.
Comr. Regina Igangan, Trader Ogbe-Ijoh Market. Amb. Victor Akemotubo, Chairman Ogbe-Ijoh/Warri Kingdom IYC. Hon. Japhet, Paul Kemezy among others.