In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 31st, August, 2020

Water Sources Invoice Is One other RUGA Coverage

Water Resources Bill Is Another RUGA Policy

Yoruba Nation

Yoruba Nation


A coalition of Southwest our bodies, Yoruba One Voice (YOV) has known as out the federal authorities whereas condemning the proposed Water Sources Invoice.


Recall that the invoice seeks to offer the management of all water sources and river banks to the federal authorities.


YOV Director of Communication, Zacheaus Somorin, in an announcement on Monday known as it, “one other RUGA coverage”.


Somorin urged the Nationwide Meeting to reject the invoice within the curiosity of the nation.


“That is one other model of RUGA coverage to acceptable and seize land for pastoralists”, he stated.


Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom, has spoken in opposition to the invoice.


Equally, Tiv youths have warned the federal government and legislature in opposition to the passage and implementation.


YOV, nonetheless, known as on South West governors to safeguard lives and property in Yorubaland.


The physique stated the alarm by the Aare Onakakanfo in Council about infiltration of terrorists within the area have to be taken significantly.


YOV additionally condemned the controversial Corporations And Allied Issues Act (CAMA) 2020.


Underneath the regulation, non secular and charity organizations will probably be regulated by the Company Affairs Fee and supervising minister.


The coalition additional known as for the discharge of Oluwatimehin David Oyeyemi, a local of Ikare Akoko in Ondo State.


“He was arrested when the DSS noticed a leaflet of self-determination with him in kogi State on his approach to see his dad and mom. We’re of the opinion that Oyeyemi, beneath the structure, has the liberty of expression.

”The precept of self-determination is prominently embodied in Article 1 of the Constitution of the United Nations. It emphasizes that each one peoples have the suitable to self-determination.”


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The assertion added that Article 20 of the African Fee on Human and Peoples’ Rights protects identical rights.


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