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 REPRESENTATIVES DIVIDED OVER TROOPS IN BAYELSA
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Subject: [naijanews] Reps Divided Over Troops In Bayelsa
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 12:44:59 -0600
From: "Taiwo Ayedun" <taiwo@mediaone.net>
To: "naijanews" <naijanews@egroups.com>


 The House of Representatives was yesterday divided over government deployment of troops to Bayelsa State and the escalation of mayhem in the oil-rich state.

While legislators from the Niger-Delta area sought the condemnation of the act and immediate withdrawal of the troops, those from the North opposed it, but rather blamed the people of the area for the persistent uprising.


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