Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sued for a more mutually beneficial relationship between ExxonMobil, the host communities and the state government.
Gov. Emmanuel made the call during a tripartite meeting between the state government, management of Mobil Producing Nigeria and leaders of host communities.
At the meeting held at Qua Iboe terminal, Ibeno local government area, on Tuesday, the governor stressed the need for the company to strengthen its relationship with her public.
The Governor said his visit to the company was aimed to strengthen such corporate relationship and chart a course for more involvement of stakeholders in community projects initiated by the oil giant.
“My visit here is a means of interaction, collaboration and partnership that we need one another. The government needs ExxonMobil, ExxonMobil also needs government; that’s the essence of the visit. It is that essence of collaboration…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria