Daily Trust (Abuja)

8 November 2012

Nigeria: Jonathan to Offer 'Political Solution' to Oil Wells Dispute - Gulak

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President Goodluck Jonathan.

President Goodluck Jonathan is working to offer political solution to lingering dispute between Bayelsa and Rivers, Cross River and Akwa Ibom, Anambra and Kogi states over the ownership of oil wells along their boundaries, his aide on Political Affairs, Ahmed Ali Gulak, said yesterday in Abuja.

He was speaking when he received the delegations of the Niger Delta Peoples Network (NDPN), led by its national chairman, Lucky Ayomanor; those of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) led by its national president, Abubakar Sadiq and the Performing Musician Association of Nigeria (PMAN) led by its president, Ras Murphy Van Anthony in his office.

Responding to a comment from the Niger Delta Youths on a joint peace national conference to tackle the Boko Haram crisis and other socio-economic challenges, Gulak said the president would welcome such initiative.

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