“Crude oil exploration alienates Niger Delta people”
The way crude oil exploration and its accompanying business is being carried out in the country, alienates people of the Niger Delta region, who are the host communities, a stakeholder has said.
To this end, State Governors in the Niger Delta region have been urged to work together to build a formidable economy for the region, in other to restore dignity of the region.
A stakeholder and former Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, in Rivers State, Amaopusenibo Sofiri Brown, said this in his keynote address during stakeholders roundtable on the future of Niger Delta in the current security turmoil in Nigeria.
Brown explained that before the advent of crude oil business, the Niger Delta region has always been known for commerce.
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