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Delta Women Protest Against Regina Daniels Husband, Ned Nwoko For Forceful Possession Of Lands

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It has been reported that the women of Idumuje-Ugboko community of Delta State took to the street to protest against Regina Daniels husband, Ned Nwoko, on Wednesday.

Delta Women Protest Against Ned Nwoko

Delta Women Protest Against Ned Nwoko

The former lawmaker was accused of oppressing the indigenes of the land and incarcerating their husbands , relatives and sons.

According to Sahara reporters, the billionaire was said to have forcefully taken over several hectares of land belonging to the people of the community. The protesters which consists of women of different ages under the umbrella of Concerned Women of Idumeje-Ugboko, were seen with placards bearing different inscriptions while marching to the Delta State Government House, Asaba, to air their grievances.

Delta Women Protest Against Ned Nwoko

Delta Women Protest Against Ned Nwoko

The women further said that the local government council is working for Nwoko “legitimizing illegality through issuance of customary rights of occupancy on lands under customary dispute and legal litigation”.

Delta Women Protest Against Ned Nwoko

Delta Women Protest Against Ned Nwoko

In a petition to the Governor of Delta State, the protesting women of the community alleged Ned forcefully disposed farmers of their ancestral land for commercial use.

It reads,

“We consider it in the worst interest of the state and humanity to destroy food and cash crop farms and replace them with a golf course while leaving the owners with no alternative but a transition from being landlords to at best, tenants.”

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