Women of Idumuje-Ugboko community of Delta State have taken to the streets to protest against Regina Daniels billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko.
Ned Nwoko is accused of oppressing the indigenes of the community and incarcerating their husbands, relatives and sons.
It was gathered that, Ned Nwoko have forcefully taken over several hectares of land belonging to the people of the community. The protesters which consists of women of different ages under the umbrella of Concerned Women of Idumeje-Ugboko, were spotted with placards bearing different inscriptions while marching to the Delta State Government House, Asaba, to air their grievances.
The women also alleged that the local government council is working for Nwoko “legitimizing illegality through issuance of customary rights of occupancy on lands under customary dispute and legal litigation”.
In a petition to the Delta State Governor, the protesting women alleged that Ned forcefully disposed farmers of their ancestral land for commercial use.
The petition reads in part;
“We consider it in the worst interest of the state and humanity to destroy food and cash crop farms and replace them with a golf course while leaving the owners with no alternative but a transition from being landlords to at best, tenants.”