By Solomon Ebipade, Warri
United leadership of Ijaw youths Council ( IYC) led by Barr. Eric Omare and Barr. Oweilaemi Pereotubo to present names of the Electoral Committee to the council on Tuesday during congress meeting in Warri, which will conduct the next general IYC election.
One of the United IYC National leaders, Barr. Eric Omare disclosed to Daily Watch during a chat on Monday in his office, ” We have resolved IYC National leadership and as part of the terms of the reconcilliation, the two factions of IYC should nominate names to fill the ELECO and that is actually what we want to carry out at the congress to achieve a peaceful election to move the Ijaw nation forward” he said.
Omare said “the unity of Ijaw nation is Paramount to an individual angrandiizement and I thank leaders of the Ijaw nation who restored a United IYC to keep the ideals of the struggle”
When we called Barr. Oweilaemi Pereotubo to comment, he didn’t answer our call. But one his personal assistants who responded and also pleaded not to be mentioned told Daily Watch inquiry,he said, ” There is Harmony between Barr. Eric Omare and my boss Oweilaemi and Omare. The two leaders are walking together to see how a peaceful,free and fair election will be conducted to move the Ijaw nation.
“Arising from the peaceful reconciliation meeting, Tompolo was persuaded to nominate Eleco chairman with due consultation with Western Zone Founding fathers and Critical stakeholders of IYC. While the two factional groups to submit names of the other officials of the ELECO which we are walking together to achieve a United IYC new leadership” he noted.