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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Nonso Awih Ugbolue
It is rather ironic that the glory of the Anioma people in Delta state ebbs even further with every electoral contest in the state. If the outcome of the just concluded primaries of the political parties in the state are to be taken seriously, then the people of Delta North may well be at the verge of suffering their worst political fate since they committed the 'political crime' of allowing President Ibrahim Babangida to name Asaba the capital of Delta State.
It is in explicable that since the creation of the State, the Igbo-speaking people of Delta North have 'peacefully' resigned to being regarded and even treated as second class citizens in their own state by the privileged ethnic groups, particularly the Urohbos who pride themselves as the "Real Deltans." Yet the truth is that General Babangida exploited the peaceful nature of the Igbo-speaking …