Oil spillage in Okpare community, Delta state



In Delta State, an oil spill has ravaged Okpare-Olomu community, destroying crude pipelines, farmlands, animals and other property, the spillage posesing serious health and environmental challenge to the people of the community and the environment.

Indigenes and residents of the community have put the blame on soldiers who allegedly carried out destruction on an illegal refinery within the area.

The Operation Delta Safe, OPDS, and oil companies whose pipelines falls within the area are yet to comment on the matter.


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