Oil Firms Forced To Relocate To Niger Delta

The  Ijaw National Congress (INC) And The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and have asked the Presidency to enforce the relocation of multinational oil companies to the Niger Delta.

They said that the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo’s directives to oil firms to relocate their headquarters to the region without a time-frame creates a lacuna that might be explored by the multinationals to evade the directive.

The President of MOSOP, Legborsi Pyagbara, said that the presidential directive was one of the key demands of the people of the Niger Delta as espoused by the Pan-Niger Delta Forum leaders when they met with President Muhammadu Buhari last November.

Pyagbara Emphasized that government needs to ensure full compliance to this directive within a given time-frame.

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