ODHA Orders Oil Company to Clean Up Communities

The Ondo State House of Assembly, ODHA, has called on the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited to ensure clean up of communities affected by inferno at Ojumole Oil Well of the company.

The oil company was also mandated by the lawmakers to establish an administrative office in Ilaje Local Government Area.

The lawmakers made the call when representatives of the company appeared before the House Ad-hoc committee on the investigation of the fire incident.

The Committee Chairman, Prince Abayomi Akinruntan commended the oil company’s efforts at attending to the fire incident after the public hearing on the issue.

Prince Akinruntan informed the management of the oil company to promptly notify the House of all their major activities in the affected communities.

Meanwhile the secretary of the ad hoc committee, Mr. Benjamin Jaiyeola briefed journalists on the outcome of a closed door meeting between the lawmakers, representatives of the affected communities and officials of the oil company.

In the resolutions, the oil company was mandated to establish a permanent health facility and create jobs for the youths in the host communities.

Olumide Abudu

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