By Our Reporter, Delta state
In its relentless determination in making sure that Isoko nation of Delta state, South-South, Nigeria speak with one voice politically across the globe, an Isoko socio/political pressure group, Isoko Advancement Network (IAN), has concluded all arrangements to hold an enlarged interaction session with Isoko people in government and all Isoko people in general.
In a statement issued yesterday and signed by the group’s chairman, Hon. Mike Ogwah, made available to journalists in Asaba said the session which is aimed at promoting and agitating for the upliftment of Isoko land and the people will take place on Saturday, December, 8, 2012, at Regency Hall, Otunba Jobi-Fele way, MKO Abiola Gardens Hill, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, beginning at 10:00 am prompt.
According to Ogwah, it high time Isokos come together and speak with one indivisible voice and take their place in the politics of the state and the nation. “We believe in mutual interest, therefore, the progress and growth of every Isoko man is paramount to us.”
While enjoining all and sundry both far and near to attend the epoch making meeting that will no doubt bring light to Isoko nation, the group’s chairman, stated the meeting is timely and shall break all the political yoke militating against the growth and development of the land.
“The future holds great promises for the Isoko people and the Isoko nation. So we call on all our people to join us come Saturday, December, 8, 2012. The time has come that we must take our destiny in our own hands but we cannot achieve this if we don’t put our house in order and speak with one indivisible voice.”
Prominent Isoko sons and daughters including the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozorie Macaulay are expected at the occasion.