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Rivers assures oil firms of enhanced security

03 February 2016, 08:44

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.

Also Read: Nigeria can build solid economy without oil - Osinbajo

“Our responsibility is to provide an enabling environment for all businesses to thrive," said Wike.

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


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