…Do not politicise Ogoni Cleanup
Former Deputy Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly Hon. Leyii Kwanee has accused the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, of attempting to politicise the ongoing UNEP cleanup of Ogoniland. He also challenged the Governor to accede the 2019 governorship to the Ogonis if he really cared.
Reacting to Wike’s comment on the issue, Kwanee, in a press briefing, Tuesday, faulted Wike’s narrative, stating that the cleanup is a gradual process and that president Buhari’s administration should be lauded for kick-starting the activity and encouraged to do more rather than being criticised.
Wike had claimed that the federal government is unserious with the cleanup of Ogoniland, when he met with members of the Senate committee on Environment in Port Harcourt recently.
But Kwanee noted that Wike, who served as a member of former…
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