Abuja - The Special Adviser to the President on
Niger Delta and the Coordinator of the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty
Programme, Rtd Gen. Paul Boroh, has bemoaned incessant vandalism of
infrastructure in the region.
He pointed out such illegality was to the detriment of the
local economy that was heavily reliant on oil.
“It is saddening that the activities of these vandals, is
having a direct effect on the economy of the nation" Boroh said.
He also expressed concern on the way vandals were freely
carrying out mayhem by bombing oil and gas installations without the
intervention of the community.
Also read: Nigeria's economy in a turbulent situation – Buhari
Boroh spoke after a series of meetings in Warri, Delta
State, aimed at creeks finding a lasting solution to the recent attacks on the
nation’s oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region.
Among leaders he met are Pere Naira Williams Ogoba at Oproza
in Gbaramatu Kingdom.
Williams pledged his community’s commitment to complement
government efforts to curtail such attacks but decried the alleged violation of
locals’ rights by the military.
- CAJ News