Oil Spill: Don’t engage in ethnic conflict Rep member, Ereyitomi cautions Ijaw, Itsekiri youths


Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi

The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi, has cautioned Gbaramatu Ijaw Youths and their Itsekiri neighbours not to engage in ethnic conflict because of crude oil spill that occurred at Chevron’s Abiteye and Utonana Fields in Delta State.

 The  lawmaker, who acknowledged that agitations for a proper JIV by those affected by crude oil spill was normal, charged the Gbaramatu youths and Itsekiri youths in the Abiteye area to exercise maturity in pursuing their demand, promising to liaise with the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited, the Delta State Government, the leadership of the affected communities and other relevant stakeholders with a view to ensuring a peaceful Joint Investigation Verification, JIV. 

Ereyitomi, who is the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, assured people of the impacted communities that apart from ensuring a peaceful Joint…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper