Abuja - Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,
has assured prospecting oil companies operating in the state of adequate
security to enable them carry out their activities.
The governor gave the assurance during audience with management of Nigerian Agip Oil
Company (NAOC) at the Government House in Port Harcourt.
He said his administration had taken adequate measures to
improved security across the state.
Wike said the State Security Council had worked out
modalities for the incremental improvement of security in liaison with all stakeholders.
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“Our responsibility is to provide an enabling environment for all businesses to thrive,"
The governor urged NAOC to improve its commitment to
corporate social responsibility to its host communities.
He also urged the company to complete work on the rehabilitation of Junction to Agip
Headquarters in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area for the people to benefit.
NAOC General Manager, Marco Rotondi, assured Wike the
company would cooperate with the Rivers State Government at all times.
The oil-rich state has been best by polical
tensions following a governorship election whose result some has been rejected.
- CAJ News