Delta sues for peace among oil stakeholders
Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Isaiah Bozimo, has urged members of Community Development Board, clusters in OML 26 and oil companies operating in the area to embrace peace for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Bozimo, who briefed journalists, yesterday in Asaba, revealed that the discussions were fruitful and a good omen for the community and companies operating in the area.
“I am delighted that this has given us a platform on which we can build a lasting solution. I am also pleased with the outcome of the meeting and I look forward to concluding the strong beginning we made today,” he said.
The commissioner, who appreciated the communities for living in peace with the oil companies, commended them for extending their cooperation to the Delta State Government.
He, however, appealed to them to always channel their grievances to the appropriate government agencies for peaceful resolution of issues and assured that the government was always ready to assist them in every area of progress.
Community Affairs Manager of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), Blessing Okpohwo, on behalf of the board members and Chairman of OML 26 Community Development Board (CDB), Sir Henry Orioko Odhegolo, commended the government officials for the way and manner in which they handled the issues.