Delta State Government has disclosed that it will in the next two weeks reconstitute a boundary committee in order to find a lasting solution in the land and boundary dispute between Ozoro and Oleh communities of Isoko South and Isoko North respectively. The Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, at the instance of the state government made the disclosure in his office at Asaba during a meeting with traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of Ozoro and Oleh Community concerning the land and boundary dispute between the two communities.

The State Deputy Governor who was represented by his deputy chief of staff, Hon. Steve Eruotor, said the planned committee that will be reconstituted will re-investigate that facts on the disputed land and report back to government for proper action. According to him; "The Delta State Government will re-constitute a boundary committee within the next two weeks, this committee will immediately go into a fact finding visit to the disputed land area between the Oleh and Ozoro axis and report back to government for government to take a position on that land." He stated.

He enjoined both communities to stay away from the area in dispute urging them to go home and maintain peace until government will finally take a position on the issue, adding that the security agencies have been alerted to enforce the law on anybody that will cause a breakdown of law and order in both communities. "You have been directed by the state government to stay clear of that area, nobody should go to that place again to erect structure, sell or farm on the area until the out come of the decision of government on that area. Everybody should stay clear. The security agencies have been directed to handle anybody that will parade himself as owner, encroach the land or goes to the place to cause any kind of mayhem or disturbances." He warned.

The Deputy Governor who appealed to the two communities to maintain peace in the area and to ensure that lives and properties are safe, noted that the Isoko people are always one big family. He however expressed dismay that both communities would be fighting over land boundary. According to him; "You are one family, Isoko people are one, it is very embarrassing that two brothers will be fighting over a parcel of land, and land boundaries, land is not enough to cause war between brothers. I want you to go back home, have a rethink while the committee that government will reconstitute is working." He stated.

The Chairman of Isoko South Local Government Area, Itiako Ikpokpo who responded on behalf of Isoko South and Isoko North Council, expressed appreciation to the state government for wading into the boundaries and land dispute between Ozoro and Oleh community. He assured the state government that no matter how tense both communities are as regard the issue they remain one big family and will not go to war or cause crisis on the issue, noting that they are peace loving people. Hon. Ikpokpo, who appealed to both communities to remain calm while the issue is been handled assured that the Local Government will do all within its powers in ensuring that there is peace and the dispute is resolved.

His words; "I want to assure you that at the level of the Local Government, we will do all we can to ensure that this issue is resolved. I want to continue to enjoin my people in both Local government, that we should maintain peace and trust each other and not to use dangerous words on each other, because in the final analysis we are all one people." He said.