Has taken time cos:
1. Remediation is major work
2. Procurement is time-consuming
NB. Alongside Remediation work, there will be work along the lines of provision of potable water, livelihood training & health impact studies.]
May 2016: 4 Committees inaugurated to commence preparation for the clean-up
June 2016: formal launch of the Programme
July 2016: PMB approves Governing Council & Board of Trustees (BOT) for the cleanup (inaugurated Aug 4)
-Ground-breaking ceremony for construction of Integrated Contaminated Soil Management Centre in Bori New City, Khana LGA,Ogoniland
-Demonstration project for clean-up technology launched in multiple sites across Ogoniland
REMEDIATION IS NOT SANITATION, plis dears.
Thank you and God bless Ogoniland, God bless the Niger Delta, and God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.