The Federal government will on June 2nd launch the kick-off of the Ogoni Clean-up programme as contained in the United Nations Environment Programme Report (UNEP), the Minister of Environment has said.
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South-East senatorial district rerun election, Senator Magnus Abe has said the incessant killings in Ogoniland, were plots by enemies to scuttle his political ambition. Abe, who spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt, stressed that the people, who did not want his political success, were behind the killings.
Late Dr Vincent EeBee was killed by suspected assassins in Ogoni – Until his death, Dr EeBee was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) – A chieftain of the APC in the state has called for the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for his death Senator Magnus Abe has joined the groups of concerned locals and others expressing displeasure over police handling of gruesome killings in Ogoniland, especially the late Dr Vincent Eebee, lecturer at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori.
…Calls On President Buhari, APC To Consider Lives Of Innocent Citizens In Such operations
The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party says it has uncovered well-orchestrated plot by some All Progressives Congress, APC politicians of Ogoni extraction to use military helicopters to bomb some parts of Ogoni communities suspected to be hideouts for those perceived to be opposed to their political ambitions.
The people of Bua-Yeghe have moved to uncover the killers of their son and former lecturer at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Vyncent Eebe. Speaking during a town hall meeting on Sunday in the community, the village head and paramount ruler, Barinaada Gbaranee said the continual killing of the Yeghe people during every election has become worrisome and can no longer be tolerated.
“Plants are gone, and the aquatic environment is going off, the flora and fauna is actually going off too. The clean-up should start, not coming around to make announcement and make a minister to visit, that is not a clean-up. We have anticipated, we have hoped, but it is long over-due. Let the clean-up start, that is our prayer.”
Vyncent Elvin Eebee PhD was a former Commissioner of the Rivers State House of Assembly Service Commission, a member of the All Progressive Congress(APC) and a Lecturer of Kenule Sarowiwa Polytechnic Bori in Rivers State until Thursday April 21 2016 when yet to be identified Gunmen Assassinated him right in his Community.
Below is a copy of the letter Dr Vyncent Elvin Eebee who has been murdered on Thursday, April 21, 2016 wrote to the APC State Chairman that was forwarded to the Inspector General of Police in March this year.
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FOeN, a civil society organisation in the forefront for the implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, report on Ogoniland, has called for the dissolution of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project, HYPREP, as part of the way forward.