The Federal Government has assured it is on course with the remediation process of oil-polluted sections of Ogoniland.
It said 17 sites had already been cleaned up and certified cleaned.
Minister of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council FEC meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, also assured the various other components of the clean-up agreement are being attended to as the main process progresses.
According to him, the budget for the administrative body, which is overseeing the clean-up process, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP, was just passed on Tuesday.
Credit: The Nation