Focus More On Protecting Pipelines – Buhari Tells Ogoni People.
Buhari has achieved alot, and because of that we believe in the country’s unity – Ogoni Traditional ruler.
Dez Mayorz Report
President Buhari has told Indigenes of Ogoni in Rivers State to focus their value in protecting pipelines and other national properties.
This he said when, the President of the Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, His Majesty King Godwin N.K. Giniwa led a visit to Aso Rock.
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja urged Ogoni Leaders to sensitize indigenes on value of protecting national assets like pipelines and other oil installations, saying wilful damages usually create more havoc on their environment and hamper development in the area.
The President reinstated his commitment to the
cleaning up of Ogoni Land so that indigenes can regain their lives, return to farms and reactivate economic activities.
According to the President, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Ltd (NPDC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), had been granted license to operate OML11, which will stimulate economic activities and integration in the zone.
The President also appreciated the leaders for recognition of the Federal Government’s efforts to clean up the area and stimulate more economic activities.
In his remarks, the President of the Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, His Majesty King Godwin N.K. Giniwa, thanked President Buhari for various interventions in the area, particularly on clean-up of the environment.
The paramount ruler noted that the people believe in the unity of Nigeria and the future of every group could only be guaranteed in one nation.
He congratulated the President for achievements in critical infrastructure in the country, especially in railways and road constructions, urging more efforts in provision of potable water.
Other significant thing about the visit of Ogoni leaders to President Mohammad Buhari include; President Mohammad Buhari order for the immediate transfer of the construction of the East West Road project from the ministry of Niger Delta affairs ( Senator Godswill Akpabio Personal Farm) to Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF), the release of Ken Saro Memorial Bus and the approval for the establishment of Federal University of Environment Technology.
Also the readiness of Buhari’s Presidency to initiate the process of exonerating Ken Saro Wiwa and other Ogoni9, that was senselessly killed by Sani Abacha and Dauda Musa Komo.
Dez Mayorz Report.