Youths from the Ondo state Oil Producing Communities are protesting at the Office of the Ondo state oil producing areas Development Commission, OSOPADEC over alleged lopsidedness in the recruitment exercise by the commission.
The youth under aegis of the Ijaw Youth Council claimed that the management of OSOOADEC is planning to marginalize applicants from Ese Odo local Government in the recruitment exercise
Led by the chairman in charge of Ondo, Edo, Delta, Pemi Eric,the aggrieved protesters lamented that application for recruitment was only advertised 30 minutes to close of work on Friday and slated submission of forms for Monday
They described the arrangement as illegal and unacceptable and claimed that OSOPADEC is densely populated by Ilaje local Government which they said is against the OSOPADEC Act.
They called for extension of the recruitment exercise to enable more prospective applicants participate in the exercise