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.
Story starts from 2016, when the demonstration of the commitment to the Ogoni Cleanup (which GEJ, a shon of de shoil) had paid lip service to. Upper part of this thread is about that cleanup
Take-off of Maritime University
Support for Modular Refineries
Continuation of Amnesty Programme
Investments in Infra
1. The Ogoni CleanUp MAIN Phase - the actual remediation - is set to kick off. Sites were handed over to the contractors earlier this month, after a long a comprehensive procurement process. Check the earlier parts of this thread for a Timeline
Because they can see a Govt serious about Infra & Devpt
When next Twitter’s clan of self-acclaimed ‘intellectuals’ accuses PMB/PYO Govt of being anti-Biz/private sector, show them this thread. More coming btw.