Warri - The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been given a 14 –day ultimatum by the host communities of the Oil Mining Lease, OML, 30 to put in place a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the communities.
The communities located in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have threatened to shut down the operations of the company if the MOU is not in place after the expiration of the ultimatum, reports Vanguard.
The ultimatum was handed down by the representatives of the 12 host communities hosting the oil facility.
The communities under the aegis of the Oil and Gas Producing Communities in Orogun., said Shell, which operated the oil field divested from it without honouring the communities’ agitation for recognition in the exercise, payment of rent arrears and leases.
Read more at Vanguard.
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