Urhobo youths under the eagis of Urhobo Youth Leaders Association, at the weekend urged former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, to wade into the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) leadership crisis.
While leading members of the association on a solidarity to Chief Ibori in Oghara, its National President, Comrade Francis Arhiyor, stressed the need for the Urhobo to live together under a united UPU. Arhiyor in the address read by his National Secretary, Comrade Vincent Oyibode, expressed gratitude to God for the safe return of Ibori from the United Kingdom, appealing to the former governor to intervene on their behalf.
Responding, Chief Ibori thanked the group for the visit and advised against dissenting voices in the course of resolving the UPU leadership crisis.
Stressing that the interest of generality of Urhobo was bigger than that of any individual, he urged the visiting Urhobo youth leaders to assist in the settlement of the UPU crisis.