Abuja - Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) ,the Minister of Environment and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) have been summoned to appear before The House of Representatives over compensation issues following the December 20, 2011 Bonga oil spill.
Also invited are he Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), reports The Nation.
The subpoena aims to give all the parties the chance to air their side on the allegations that the oil spill led to the disruption of fishing activities in the affected communities.
Parties are also to explain their roles over the effects of chemical used by Shell to disperse the oil spillage at sea in the affected communities and why compensation has not been paid to affected communities .
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