Youths from Nembe Communities in Bayelsa have shutdown two flow stations within OML 29 to protest the divestment of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) from the field.
A resident, Michael Dennis, said on Friday that the communities were aggrieved over the sale of the asset by Shell without recourse to the community.
Dennis said the youths embark on the protest following several attempts to get the oil firms involved in the deal to factor in the interest of the host communities.
He said youths stormed the oil field in more than 20 speedboats and shut it down without any resistance by the armed …Read More
Source:: New Mail