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Warri: Western Zone IYC, YCRI To Host Peace Summit November 25th At KFT

By Binebai Princewill 

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Western Zone under the leadership of Dr. Comr. Doubra Collins Okotete in collaboration with Youth and Conflict Resolution Initiative (YCRI) have concluded plans to host a one day Peace, Unity and Development Summit in November 25th 2021 at KFT event center in Warri, Delta State. 

This was contained in a statement signed and circulated to newsmen in Warri earlier today by Comrade Lugard Izoukumor, Information officer of IYC Western Zone, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide.

However, guest speakers for this anticipated programme tagged ” IJAW NATION AND THE WAY FORWARD: THE ROLE OF THE YOUTH,” include President Ijaw National Congress (INC), Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ali Ari and Executive Director, Research, Planning & Statistics DESOPADEC, Amb Dr Shedrack Agediga.

The Western Zone IYC had invited all Ijaw Youths in the Zone to massively grace the occasion as lots of issues will be addressed between youths and Ijaw political leaders. 

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The statement reads below:

November 11, 2021

Press Statement 

IYC Western Zone in conjunction with Youth and Conflict Resolution Initiative (YCRI) to host a one day Mega Ijaw summit

…Summit aims to bridge-gap between Ijaw leaders and Ijaw youths, as Prof. Okaba,  others to feature as keynote speakers…

As part of its commitment to advance the socioeconomic and sociopolitical progress of the Ijaw Nation, the Western Zone executive led by its Chairman, Comrade (Dr) Doubra C. Okotete is set to host a one day Peace, Unity and Sustainable Development (PUSD) summit, with a theme, “THE IJAW NATION AND THE WAY FORWARD: THE ROLE OF THE YOUTH,” to address the barriers of conflicts and give a framework to the trajectory of governance that will in turn culminate into development in our environment.

Venue, KFT EVENT CENTER, NNPC COMPLEX ROAD, WARRI, DELTA STATE, NIGERIA.Date, Thursday the 25th of November, 2021 at 10 am prompt. 

The summit also aims at facilitating harmonious relationship between stakeholders, Ijaw political  leaders and Ijaw youths to chart a collective path for sustainable development  and for investors to have the confidence to invest in our areas. 

President Ijaw National Congress, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ali Ari and Executive Director, Research, Planning & Statistics DESOPADEC, Amb Dr Shedrack Agediga will be keynote speakers of the summit. 

In addition, the summit will involve leaders from all works of life, Ijaw  traditional rulers, Ijaw  political leaders from the federal, state and local government across the Ijaw local government areas in Delta State, religious leaders and selected youth leaders across the eighteen (18) Ijaw kingdoms in Delta State. Also worthy to mention is that the program will  feature an interactive session between Ijaw leaders and Ijaw youths, which will foster unity, map out strategic ideas and proffer far-reaching recommendations moving ahead. The general public, particularly Ijaw youths are hereby urged to attend this one day summit that will encourage a new dimension towards sustainable development in Ijaw Nation.

Signed:
Comrade Lugard Izoukumor 
Information Officer IYC Western Zone

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