Army may be deployed to stem vandalism, others

By Kelvin Ebiri (South-South Bureau Chief) and Ann Godwin (Port Harcourt)
U.S. tasks FG on clean-up, security
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) coordinator for Ogoni Clean-up, Dr. Marvin Dekil, has said that the Federal Government would soon deploy troops to Ogoniland to curtail illegal activities of artisanal refiners and pipeline vandals whose actions are inimical to the environment.
Dekil stated this when the United States (U.S.) Envoy to Nigeria, Williams Stuart Symington, visited him at his office in Port Harcourt yesterday.According to him, the measure was to ensure that the cleaned up sites are not re-polluted.
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