Community Vows To Fight Pipeline Vandalism


The people of Olo community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State have vowed to fight acts of pipeline vandalism and illegal bunkering in the area.
The position of the community was made known in an address presented on behalf of the community, by Chief Anthony Wonah at a public function in Port Harcourt, recently.
The address disclosed: “We affirm to abstain from and not to indulge in any acts of vandalism, kidnapping and any other uncouth and unscrupulous behavior that is capable of hampering the peace and development of the communities.
The community said that it would exert surveillance on all oil wells and flow stations and other facilities in the community and called on all oil prospecting firms in the area, particularly Total, to embark on people-oriented projects as part of its corporate social responsibilities towards the community.
The community also extended its development frontiers to potential investors assuring that the safety of their investment was guaranteed. It added that the people of the community were law abiding and open to partnership to promote peace and development in the area.