Shell, security agencies get strong warning over Ojobo oil spill protest

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and security agencies have been warned against the use of force in handling the oil spill protest by the people of Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Pereotubo Oweilaemi, President, Ijaw Youth Council, gave the warning in a statement on Saturday.

He noted that the siege on SPDC platform at Beniseide Flow Station by Ojobo community should not be given aggressive response.

Oweilaemi stated that the people as the host to the SPDC’s platform were only embarking on a peaceful protest which is within the ambit of the law.

“Any violent response by security agencies against the Community will be seen as a declaration of economic war of aggression and such measures will have dire consequences to our petrol dollar economy”, he…

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