NASS committee visits Ogoni cleanup sites, urges speedy process


The joint National Assembly Committee on Ecology and Climate Changed on Wednesday visited some of the oil-polluted sites in Ogoniland where remediation work is ongoing with a call on the Hydro Carbon Pollution Remediation Project HYPREP and respective contractors to speed up the cleanup exercise.

This is as the Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria ERA/FoEN on whose instance the committee visited has recommended that 20% of the remediation funds be channelled into community development in the interest of the rural people most impacted by the pollution.

Senator Hassan Mohammed Gusau, Chairman Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate Change who led the team called on…

Source: Nigerian Tribune