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Reps probe Alison-Madueke

03 May 2013, 13:05

Abuja- The House of Representatives is to investigate the alleged N59tn oil deal involving the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited and officials of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Corporation, Punch reports.

Victor Ogene, who raised the issue under matters of urgent public importance, recalled that the deal was the reason protesters from oil producing communities in Delta State marched on the National Assembly on April 25, 2013.

Ogene alleged that Alison-Madueke, SPDC and NPDC officials worked in collaboration with the firms to farm out the marginal oil fields.

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