Soyinka, Orji Kalu get new roles with Niger Delta Avengers

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– Niger Delta Avengers have named Africa’s first Nobel Laurette, Professor Wole Soyinka, as committee members to dialogue with federal government

– The militant group also named former governor Orji Uzor Kalu as a committee member

– Five other prominent figures will also dialogue with the federal government on behalf of Avengers and other splinter militants groups

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka and former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, are among the seven prominent figures Niger Delta Avengers have named as committee members to dialogue with federal government.

According to a report on Sahara Reporters, Soyinka, Kalu and five others will also dialogue with the federal government on behalf of other splinter militants groups.

Niger Delta Avengers have named Africa's first Nobel Laurette. Professor Wole Soyinka, as committee members to dialogue with federal government

Niger Delta Avengers have named Africa’s first Nobel Laurette, Professor Wole Soyinka, as committee members to dialogue with federal government

Dr Orji Uzor Kalu to wade into Biafra agitation if elected

Niger Delta Avengers have named Orji Uzor Kalu as committee members to dialogue with federal government

It was gathered that Soyinka will serve as adviser to the committee.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Ballatyne Agiri, contact person for the East and Central zones of the Niger Delta Avengers.

The other members of the comnittee are Professor Steve Odi Owei Etibom, Dr Anthony A Ani, Nalaguo Chris Alagoa, Mrs. Alice Mobolaji Osomo and Inienimi Ballantyne Agiri.

Recall that Soyinka recently said some Niger Delta militant groups had reached out to him in their efforts to dialogue with the federal government, on the on-going militancy in the region.

He said he has been responding personally to some of the militant groups, while pleading with the government to genuinely listen to the agitators.

Soyinka revealed that the militants feel that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is not seriously about the dialogue.

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