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By Victor Bieni, Asaba
The Convener, CEPEJ’s Delta For Peace Project (D4PP) & National Coordinator, Centre For Peace And Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Comrade Chief Sheriff Mulade, has said that his Organization is committed towards complementing the efforts of Delta State Government as Delta-born Peace and development advocate used the medium to appeal to the State Governor, His Excellency, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori to end the age-long communal crisis between the people of Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh Communities in Udu and Warri South-West local Government Areas of Delta State.
Mulade, a renowned human rights activist made the call in a press statement personally signed by him, which was made available to some group of Journalists in Asaba, Delta State capital as he urged Governor Oborevwori to write his name in Gold by putting an end to the unnecessary crisis as he noted that several developmental opportunities have eluded the areas due to constant crises.
The Statement by CEPEJ Boss, Comrade Chief Sheriff Mulade reads in parts: “I want to strongly appeal to the State Governor, His Excellency, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori to achieve this peace process as part of his landmark achievement within his 100 days in Office. Above all, Deltans are going to hold Governor Sheriff Oborevwori in high esteemed as the ‘Governor of Peace’ without ethnic coloration”.
“Your Excellency, please the time has come to end all forms of inter-communal crises depriving our economic growth and infrastructural development of the State. We cannot continue as Deltans to wallow in communal conflicts and crisis that are chasing away alot of investors and opportunities that will create employment for our teeming youths in the State”.
“Your administration must strive to promote genuine peace in order to attract the desired development to our dear state.Our organisation, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) advocacy program tagged: “Delta for Peace Project” will compliment efforts of the Governor’s peace building processes to ensure total peace in the State”, he added.