Ijaw youths, under the auspices of Ijaw Youth Council, Central Zone, have threatened to invade facilities of an oil major, Conoil Plc, over the company’s alleged failure to address the gas explosion at its Agulo oilfield, wells 4 and 5, in Koluama, Bayelsa State.
The Chairman, IYC, Central Zone, Tare Porri, made the threat at a press conference in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Thursday.
Porri lamented that since the explosion occurred on Monday, nothing had been done to tackle the explosion which spills had spread to other communities near Koluama, Tamazo area of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
He said, “Today, we are very pained and as I address this press conference, Ijaw youths, especially Koluama clan, have mobilised massively to invade the Conoil facilities in that domain. Read more