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Peterside lauds Buhari stance on Ogoniland restoration

06 August 2015, 09:48Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the April 2015 election in Rivers State, Dr Dakuku Peterside, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for fast-tracking the implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) on the environmental restoration of Ogoniland in the state.

Peterside, speaking from Abuja, expressed happiness over the President’s many actions that would eventually address the environmental issues in Ogoniland.

According to Peterside, this move obviously was historic and promised to resolve other challenges facing Ogoniland.

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“Once again, Mr. President has demonstrated that he is a man of honour. During his campaign stops in Rivers State shortly before the election, he promised our people that his government would look into the UNEP Report and the challenges facing the people of Niger Delta. Less than three months into his administration, the President has already taken a giant step in this regard. He is indeed a man of his words,” said Peterside.

He said people in his region hailed the President’s move.

“By this action, Mr. President has rekindled hope and brought a major relief to our long-suffering people,” said Peterside.

“We know that it can only be better. I therefore urge the entire people of Niger Delta region to rally round this president as he works tirelessly to return Nigeria on the path of honour and greatness. Our region is on his mind, therefore we must do everything possible to support this

- CAJ News


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