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Today is a significant day for the Niger Delta. Commencement of Handover of sites to qualified contractors in first phase of remediation of 21 lots across the 4 LGAs of Ogoniland. Handover will be followed by mobilization of equipment & personnel to sites for the actual clean-up.
Of course some will ask ‘Why now?’ Answer: If you’ve followed the Clean Up news you’ll realize that the procurement process (by which these contractors were selected) has been ongoing for a while.
Has taken time cos:
1. Remediation is major work
2. Procurement is time-consuming
[When I say remediation is major work I mean to say the ‘Clean Up’ is not ‘environmental sanitation’. It’s a complex technical endeavor

NB. Alongside Remediation work, there will be work along the lines of provision of potable water, livelihood training & health impact studies.]
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SHALL WE?

When President @MBuhari came in 2015, his administration immediately introduced the #NDNewVision which encompasses robust solutions, targets and initiatives aimed at ensuring that the people of Niger Delta benefit maximally from the region’s oil wealth.

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Part of the #NDNewVision, President @MBuhari initiated the take-off of the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State.

The University was granted approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Jan. 2018.

In April 2018, it commenced academic activities.
Before the NMU, Delta commenced the academic activities in April 2018, President @MBuhari approved an increase in the take-off grant allocated to the University from N2bn to N5bn, apart from an additional of N1bn in Nov. 2017 to support infrastructure works and staff recruitment.
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Highlights of some of the outcomes/achievements so far of the @MBuhari Administration’s New Vision for the Niger Delta #NDNewVision @ndnewvision #Thread
Maritime University granted approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence undergraduate degree programmes effective from 2017/2018 academic session. On March 12, 2018,lectures commenced. A total of 338 students so far admitted into the University
#NDNewVision
NUC approved that academic activities commence in three faculties namely: Transport, Engineering and Environmental Management. #NDNewVision
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