FG to re-evaluate Ogoniland clean-up project

The federal government says it is planning to make critical changes on Ogoniland clean up with intent to accelerate the pace of the project.

Minister of Environment, Mohammad Abubakar, disclosed this while inspecting some of the 21 remediation sites in Alode, Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers on Friday.

Mr Abubakar said the federal government was worried at the slow pace of work by contractors handling the remediation sites.

“We know that work is going on but there is need for comprehensive review and changes that must be undertaken.

“We must make some changes for the project to be on track so that we can finish the project as at when due.

“Going by what we have seen the project is not going to be completed at the stated date,” he said.

Mr Abubakar said that he decided to…

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