Buhari Begins Cleanup of Ogoniland

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, June 2, flagged off the cleanup of Ogoniland with a warning to militants to end the continued attack on oil and gas installations. Speaking in Bodo, Gokana LGA of Rivers State, Buhari, who was represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, also cautioned oil thieves to desist from their action.

He added that oil theft and attack on oil installations were affecting the economy of the communities and of the nation. He charged oil firms to stop the pollution of the environment and carry out their responsibilities in line with international best practice.

Buhari recalled when he promised the people of Ogoni that he would clean up their environment if he emerged President, just as he expressed delight that he had come to fulfill his promise. – Punch

—  Jun 2, 2016 @ 15:55 GMT



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