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Bayelsa suffers Aiteo’s failure to check oil leakage.

Bayelsa suffers Aiteo’s failure to check oil leakage.

Bayelsa state suffers fresh oil spill in Nembe, three weeks after the incident was reported. “The governor is gravely concerned that if the high volume of crude being spilled continuously is not stopped immediately, it will spread to many more communities. And this will cost more health damages to the people. The Governor Douye Diri

Bayelsa state suffers fresh oil spill in Nembe, three weeks after the incident was reported. “The governor is gravely concerned that if the high volume of crude being spilled continuously is not stopped immediately, it will spread to many more communities. And this will cost more health damages to the people.

The Governor Douye Diri is really disappointed that the company “had not taken any concrete steps” to rectify the problem since the equipment failure was reported.

Governor Diri, stated that, “wondered why the massive spill has continued unabated, leading to extensive pollution of the rivers, waterways and farmlands in Nembe Local Government Area, even when the company’s management is aware of the situation”.

“This will undermine the economic life of residents, who are predominantly farmers and fishermen.

The state government said it would not stand by and watch the oil firm put human and aquatic lives and the environment in jeopardy.

It urged the residents of Nembe to be law-abiding and remain peaceful, assuring them of the government’s commitment to their wellbeing.

Director-General of NOSDRA, Idris Musa, told NAN that the agency had directed the operators of the facility to plug the leak for investigations to begin. residents of the area have expressed worry over their health, they need a quick solution.

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