Sylvester Idowu in Warri
The people of oil-bearing Kantu and Odidi communities in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State yesterday protested against frequent pipeline leakages, destruction and degradation of their environment by the operations of NEPL/NECONDE in their areas.
The placard-carrying protesters, comprising women and youths, stormed
the Odidi Flow Station in a peaceful protests to express their anger over alleged non-chalant attitude of the management of the firms, operators of OML 42, to their plights.
They gave the management of NEPL/NECONDE “a seven-day ultimatum within which to commence genuine implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) process and payment of the 3 percent of 2022 Operating Expenses as stipulated by the PIA with immediate effect.”
This, they said was “to enable the community resume implementation of developmental projects in the communities, failure of…
Source: Thisday Newspaper