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Boundary Dispute: OPU Protests Over None Implementation Of White Paper Committee Report On Ozoro, Oleh Crisis

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By Ovedhe Hezekiah

Residents of Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Council, during the early hours of Thursday, April 5, 2022, protested against the none implementation of the White Paper Committee reports and resolutions on boundary adjustment in the disputed land between Ozoro and Oleh.

The peaceful rally/ protest, which was led by the leadership of Ozoro  Progress Union, the  apex body in charge of the administrative duties of Ozoro Kingdom, Hon Chief Miller Akpoili, grinded commercial activities in the community for several hours.

Speaking to newsmen, President General of Ozoro Progress Union, Hon Chief Miller Akpoili,  said the protest was against none implementation of the White Paper Committee reports and resolutions on the boundary adjustment of the disputed land between Ozoro and Oleh by the Delta State Government.

He said; “I am very distressed at the manner which the Delta State Government has handled this disputed land crisis between Ozoro and Oleh which has lingered on since last year.

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“We have been waiting since May last year for the State Government to brief both communities on the  reports and resolution of the Constituted Committee on the boundary adjustment of the disputed land. But till date, we have not gotten any response from the State Government to that effect. 

“So our request as a Community both involved in the land dispute, is for the State Government to brief us on the reports and resolution of the Committee and let us know our boundary.”

In a related development, this reporter also gathered that residents of Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, also protested against none implementation of the White Paper Committee reports and resolutions on boundary adjustment in the disputed land between Ozoro and Oleh.

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