Yenogoa - The Nembe community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has given Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), a 30-day ultimatum to pay the General Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) fund or shutdown its operations in the community.
The order follows the inability of the company to abide by the terms of the GMoU it reached with the community in 2013, reports ThisDay.
Beside the ultimatum, the community also warned the company from selling its assets without proper consultations with the people of the community.
Nengi James, Chairman of the Oil and Gas Committee of the Nembe community, said Shell should stop using its divestment as a deliberate ploy to deny host communities their privileges while it is still exploring oil within the shores of the communities.
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