Ovie of Idjerhe Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, King Obukohwo Whiskey Udurhie 1 has warned that the deliberate underfunding of the Nigerian Marine University, NMU, Okerenkoko, in Gbaramutu kingdom, Delta State, is an invitation to crisis, unrest in the region.
Udurhie I who gave the warning weekend in his palace, while speaking on the delibrate attempt by some individuals in government to continually dwarf the region and underdeveloped it, lamenting that due to underfunding, the school find it difficult to pay its workers, adding that those receiving payment are on half salary.
The traditional ruler, who once served as National Director of Media and Publicity, HOSCON, expressed worry over outright disregard to laws that govern institutions in the Niger Delta region, particularly as regards its development.
“Of late, the issues that top discussion in the region is the lack of development and in most cases, outright disregard to laws that govern institutions in the region.
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