Akwa Ibom - Exxonmobil has been ordered by Akwa Ibom State
Governor, Ufom Emmanuel to clean up the oil spill that occurred on May 8, Punch
The company was instructed to commence the clean up
immediately in the area.
"Exxonmobil has agreed to clean up the spillage and
fixed the Joint Investigation Visit to the site of the incident for Friday,
June 3" Secretary to the State Governor, Etekamba Umoren said.
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According to Today, Exxonmobil will use powerful chemicals
to sink the oil and destroy the weeds which the fish feed on.
Fishermen in the vicinity have also cried out for the area
to be cleaned as it is affecting them.
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