Senate probes N6.5b shoreline protection contract, raises alarm The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Jimoh Ibrahim, has raised the alarm that Ayetoro is gradually slipping into the belly of the Atlantic Ocean. He said the issue has caused several damages in the community. Ibrahim, while presenting the motion, said: “Ayetoro Community used to be one of…
Following the tragedy that struck Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Council of Ondo State when incursion from the Atlantic Ocean ravaged the community, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), yesterday, vowed to put a permanent stop to the ecological disaster.
Located on the frontlines of climate change and exploration activities of oil firms, Ayetoro, a coastal community in Ilaje Local Council, is threatened with extinction, even as it faces ever-worsening sea incursions and rising sea levels.
Indigenes of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Council of Ondo State, yesterday, accused the traditional ruler and spiritual head of the town, Oba Micah Ajijo, of allegedly holding on to the N150 million oil-spill compensation paid to the community by one of the oil firms operating in the area.