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$100 billion recommended by stakeholder for Niger Delta cleanup

26 August 2016, 20:08

Abuja - Community stakeholders of Niger Delta have stated that they recommend $100 billion should be put in place to be used to clean up the oil spill, Punch reported.

This comes after a workshop was held on oil spill remediation and generation of green jobs which was organised by the Environmental Right Action and Friends of the East Nigeria.

Also read: Nigeria launches clean-up in devastated Niger Delta

Things that have been identified are pipeline vandalism, equipment failure, corrosion and negligence.

Concerns over the increasing gas leaks and oil spills have been a worry because no clean ups are being done.

Cleaning up the oil spills could be means of creating green jobs.

For more on this story visit Punch


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