(From This Day (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Kola Ologbondiyan
Wabara: Terrorism Thrives On Poverty
As the 111th assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) opened in Geneva yesterday, the humanitarian and security crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan is top on the agenda.
The assembly, in which no fewer than 140 countries are expected to participate, would also deliberate on the role of parliaments in addressing the security challenges facing the African continent.
The security challenge and the crisis in Darfur constitute an emergency item on the agenda and was proposed by the South African delegation.
Senate President Adolphus Wabara, as well as the House of Representatives Deputy Speaker, Hon. Austin Opara, are leading the Nigerian delegation which has the House Leader, Hon. Abdul Ningi, Senators Uche …