Osinbajo, Okowa meet Gbaramatu monarch behind closed doors


A Federal Government delegation to the restive Niger Delta led by

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday visited Gbaramatu

Kingdom, a hotbed of renewed militancy in the region .

Osinbajo, who arrived Oporoza , the traditional headquarters of

Gbaramatu Kingdom in a Nigerian Navy helicopter, just after

12 pm went immediately to pay a courtesy visit to the traditional

ruler of Gbaramatu Kingdom .

The Vice President’s arrival was heralded by wide jubilation as

women, youths and children welcomed him with various dances

by different groups .

After being welcomed at the palace of the traditional ruler ,

Osinbajo and other members of the delegation comprising

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa; Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe

Kachikwu, and Ijaw traditional rulers held a meeting behind

closed doors .

The meeting lasted for about 30 minutes after which the

delegation was led to the pavilion where thousands of Ijaw

indigenes were waiting to have a session with the members .




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