Warri - There is palpable tension in Delta over the execution of the $16 billion Ogidigben Gas City Project in the state, reports Leadership
The two major ethnic nationalities in the state, Ijaw and Itsekiri , are spoiling for a showdown over the project, which is expected to be commissioned by President Goodluck Jonathan on June 23.
While the Itsekiris are excited about the take-off of the project, the Ijaws, on the other hand, have asked the President to tarry on the scheduled groundbreaking ceremony until certain issues are resolved.
The issues are naming of the project and benefits accruing to host communities.
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