Ogoni leaders meet over NPDC’s visit, cult killings

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Ogoni leaders meet over NPDC’s visit, cult killings
Ogoni leaders meet over NPDC’s visit, cult killings
File image of Ogoni land, polluted by oil spills.

By Davies Iheamanchor, PORT HARCOURT

Stakeholders, chiefs and opinion leaders in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State are meeting over the resurgence of cult-related killings in the area and the visit of Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, without official notice to the leaders.

The Ogoni leaders, regretting the visit of NPDC, vowed that no company would resume oil business in the area without due consultations with them.

The President of KAGOTE, the apex socio-cultural organisation in the area, Emmanuel Deeyah, in Port Harcourt, weekend, expressed regrets that NPDC, an affiliate company of Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, would visit Ogoni without going through the right channel.

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Deeyah also regretted the recent cult activities that has claimed many lives in the area, calling on security operatives to…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper