Finally!: FG picks date for commencement of Ogoni clean up

Shell oil heads leaking at K-Dere, Ogoni.

The Federal government will on June 2 launch the kick-off of Ogoni clean-up programme as contained in the United Nations Environment Programme Report, UNEP.

The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Muhammed, said this yesterday in Port Harcourt during a visit to Governor Nyeson Wike of Rivers State.

Represented by Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman, she said the visit was to seek the collaboration of all stakeholders in the exercise. She said: “The programme is expected to be launched on June 2.

It has been designed to be driven by all stakeholders in the region. The essence of this is to ensure that the people of Ogoni and the region at large benefitted from the process.”


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