The Hydro carbon pollution remediation project HYPREP has called on those who indulged in illegal refining of petroleum products to stop in order to achieve the much desired results in the implementation of the Ogoni clean up project.
The HYPREP project coordinator Ferdinand Giadom made this known to journalists in port Harcourt after an inspection tour of some remediation sites in Ogoni land.
The management of hydrocarbon pollution remediation project HYPREP and team of experts as well as Stakeholders embarked on an inspection tour to ongoing remediation sites of the Ogoni clean up project to ascertain the level of work done so and to assess some other areas that needed to be cleaned up.
After the inspection tour, the HYPREP boss Ferdinand Giadom threw more light on the commencement of the shoreline clean up assessment techniques of over one thousand three hundred hectares of land that needed to be cleaned up.
While explaining the importance and sensitivity of the shoreline remediation techniques, the HYPREP coordinator urged those involved in illegal refining of petroleum products to stop in order to achieve the much desired results in implementation of the clean up project and to save the ecosystem.
The HYPREP boss however disclosed that plans were underway to train the people of Ogoni on livelihood programs.
According to him the Ogoni clean up project which started some years back has recorded milestones.
He said part of the United Nations Environmental Program UNEP report recommended the protection of Ogoni wetlands and that by so doing, immense benefits to the people and the future generations will be realized.