The Amayanabo of Opu-Nembe, King Biobelemoye Josiah, desires relevant companies of the Federal Executive to point extra voice for the well-being of the folks of the kingdom.
He made the request on Saturday in an announcement wherein he commended the Bayelsa Issue Governor, Douye Diri, for the actions to tackle the difficulty of oil spillage in Nembe.
King Josiah, who’s additionally the Ogbodo VIII, entreated the governor to rein in the companies to achieve all they’ll to decrease the sufferings of his folks.
He requested that the Nationwide Emergency Administration Agency (NEMA) be directed to mercurial distribute reduction materials to communities plagued by the oil and gasoline spill that has ravaged the land for some time.
The aged ruler listed the companies to encompass the Nationwide Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), and regulatory commissions of the relevant streams (up, mid, and down) in the oil sector.
Others had been Nationwide Environmental Sanitation and Regulatory Agency (NESREA) and the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company Restricted (NNPC).
King Josiah praised Governor Diri for condemning the oil and gasoline spill and the persevered destruction accomplished to the ambiance and the inability of livelihood of the folks of Opu-Nembe kingdom, as well as the constructing of a committee geared towards assessing the extent and elevate out of the spill.
“The king and his kingdom additionally strongly indulge in the talk about over with of His Excellency to keep an on-the-role overview of the ravaging oil and gasoline blowout which is yet to be contained for approximately a month,” the assertion stated.
“We placed on represent, the empathy shown by Your Excellency, in offering on the spot cushioning financial toughen to all segments of the Kingdom for the period of your talk about over with. We further commend you (the governor) for all of a sudden directing your deputy to thunder up an ‘overview committee on Nembe oil spillage’.
“Your Excellency, my folks and I additionally want to commend you for urging AITEO whose oil well-head prompted the spill, to build ample remediation/compensation for affected communities, families, agencies, farmlands/fishing waterways/implements.”