Yenogoa- President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with the people of Niger Delta to stop the destruction of pipelines and embrace agriculture.
He urged the people of the region to take advantage of the huge potential in agriculture and stop the destruction of oil and gas pipelines, which only served to destroy the country’s ecosystem and economy.
Buhari according to Punch made the appeal at the 20th Anniversary of Nigerian Agip Oil Company’s Green River Project Farmers Day, held at the Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha Banquet Hall in Yenagoa.
The President was represented at the occasion by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri.
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Buhari said his administration is committed to doing everything possible to support Niger Delta to achieve their potential in agriculture which is far more than its endowments in oil and gas.
“I urge you to take advantage of the huge potential in agriculture and stop the destruction of oil and gas pipelines, which only serve to destroy our ecosystem and economy.
- News 24