Ijaw Youth Council

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Ijaw Youth Council (also indefinite as "Ijaw youths") is a civil rights organization in Nigeria, founded in 1998, which supports the interests of the Ijaw ethnic group of the Niger Delta. From 2001 to 2004, it was headed by Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, until Asari split from the movement to found the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force.[1]

Dr. Chris Ekiyor[2] is a President Emeritus of the organization.

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  1. ^ Profile: Nigeria's oil militant BBC News, 4 Oct 2004.
  2. ^ "Chris Ekiyor". Wikipedia. 2016-12-15.