Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Asari Dokubo has made it clear again that no amount of conspiracy will stop President Goodluck Jonathan from going for a second term in office, promising that the Niger Delta militants are ready to take the battle to the enemy’s camps.
Asari Dokubo, whio described the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary school, Chibok, Borno state by Boko Haram as a scam, insisted that the governor of Borno state and some top northern opposition politicians know the whereabouts of the girls.
The militant leader who spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt at an event to mark Isaac Adaka Boro’s day, led hundreds of I jaw youths on a protest march through major roads in Port Harcourt. He said that the protest was a march towards freedom, stressing that all the ex militant leaders are solidly behind President Jonathan.
“Our enemies are not sleeping; but we will take the battle to the enemies where ever they are… they have been tempting us; and pushing us. Today is a great day, not only in our lives, but also in the history of the Niger Delta. Perhaps, this may be the greatest day in the Niger Delta; this is because we are going to demonstrate to the world how and what we feel about oppression.
Our political office holders have not learned how to stand and fight; at all times, they shift ground to those who have sworn to make us play the last fiddle; those who have told us to our face that they were born to rule; while we were born to be ruled; I wish to restate that I was not born to be a drawer of water or hewer of wood. I was born to be equal to all others; no matter who they are; or where they come from. How long shall we wait while strangers take their turns to exploit, exclude and marginalize us; with all the painful sacrifices we made.”
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