FG Breaks Silence On Nembe Oil Spillage | MyLatestGist.com
Society

FG Breaks Silence On Nembe Oil Spillage

Spread the love

Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari is worried about the oil spill in Nembe and is committed to addressing the cause of the spill, urging attention from all stakeholders towards addressing the problem.

This was disclosed by Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, on Wednesday during an on-the-spot assessment of the oil spill site of the AITEO facility in Bayelsa, alongside Mr Gbenga Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) and King Biobelemoye Josiah, traditional ruler of Opu-Nembe Kingdom, among others.

ALSO READ:  71 Year Old Man Dies During Nice Time With Prostitut3 At Hotel In Ogun

The Minister noted that President Buhari, who is very concerned about the spill, sent him to have an on-the-spot assessment of the situation.

What the Minister said

“He feels the pains of the people and wants urgent steps taken to address the problem,” Sylva said.

He added that the oil spill was a serious environmental concern that needed urgent measures to curtail, noting that no stone would be unturned in dealing with the environmental problem.

ALSO READ:  Strange : Crowd Surrounds tree in Oyo after falling and rising again [Photos]

“So much damage has been done to the environment in the Niger Delta region and the government is very much concerned about the situation and will not allow further degradation of the environment,” he added.

He disclosed also, that relevant agencies have been deployed by the FG to tackle the spill.

Mr Gbenga Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) said they were in Basambri on the instructions of the President to see things for themselves, adding that the commission would ensure the operators worked within acceptable international standards to impact positively on people’s lives in the community.

ALSO READ:  (Opinion) Plateau Curfew: Killings May Continue In Jos If Citizens Are Not Security Conscious

Click To Read Full Articles SORRY GUYS, DUE TO THE CONTENT IN THE VIDEO, WE CAN’T POST THE VIDEO HERE, SO KINDLY CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT NOW
For More Gist Update You Can Join Our Whatsapp Page - CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Back to top button