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Recent killings in Ogoniland linked to planned resumption of oil exploration – Mike Nwidobie

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The latest surge in killings in components of Ogoniland in Rivers State has been attributed to the contemporary strikes to renew oil exploration within the space.

The spokesman of the Yolar Oil filed in Ogoniland, Mike Nwidobie made the claims throughout an interview in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Nwidobie mentioned the search to manage components of the realm within the oil exploration course of has led to a supremacy struggle among the many cult teams.

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“It’s apparent, in fact, if you wish to come to Ogoni to do oil manufacturing, there are rival teams within the place combating to be in cost and be in management. It’s quite simple”.

NPDC got here to Ogoni on Monday the following day killings began, up until now there are killings. When a number of the folks come, they pay homages to them and the group that homage wasn’t paid to would need to present that they’re in management”.

“Even once they come to do elections, the boys are patronized”

He additionally blamed some chiefs in Ogoniland for being behind the latest transfer to renew oil exploration regardless of the opposition by the Ogoni folks.

Whereas acknowledging that he was not in opposition to the resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland, the neighborhood chief mentioned the precise issues must be performed, noting that oil exploration can’t be happening whereas the cleanup course of remains to be ongoing.

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