Niger Delta leaders and stakeholders on Tuesday presented 16 requests to President Muhammadu Buhari at a meeting they held behind closed doors with him at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The requests were presented by the Amanyanabo of Twon Brass Bayelsa State, King Alfred Diete Spiff, on behalf of the leaders who visited the President under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Forum.
Some of the demands include:
– allocation of oil blocks
– awards of contracts to indigenes of the region
– review of the amnesty programme
– de-militarisation of communities in the region
– relocation of operational headquarters of oil companies to the region among others.