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August 14, 2017
The Cracks are inevitable as Group Threatens to declare Bendel Republic If...

A group, Midwest Movement has threatened to declare Bendel Republic if the leadership of the country fails to play its constitutional role and entrench true federalism. The group said the proposed Bendel Republic is made up of Edo and Delta states and comprise of 12 tribes that include Akoko-Edo, Esan, Benin, Etsako, Owan, Anionma, Ika, Ndokwa, Urhobo, Isoko, Ijaw and Itsekiri.

The movement warned that should government continue to play the ostrich with the current agitations for restructuring, the Midwest region will resist all attempts to annex, attach or conscript it as part of any part of its near or far neighbours.