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CITIZEN: Peterside commends Buhari over implementation of UNEP report on Ogoni

By Seun Aweda

LEGISREPORTS NG – The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 2015 gubernatorial election, Dakuku Peterside has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the approving the implementation of United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoni land.

The former Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Downstream)  in a statement released on Thursday said the action of the President Buhari has rekindled hope and brought a major relief to the long-suffering people of Ogoniland.

He said, “Once again, Mr. President has demonstrated that he is a man of honour. During his campaign stops in Rivers State shortly before the election, he promised our people that his government would look into the UNEP Report and the challenges facing the people of Niger Delta.

“Less than three months into his administration, the President has already taken a giant step in this regard. He is indeed a man of his words.

“By this action, Mr. President has rekindled hope and brought a major relief to our long-suffering people.”

“We know that it can only be better. I therefore urge the entire people of Niger Delta region to rally round this president as he works tirelessly to return Nigeria on the path of honour and greatness. Our region is on his mind, therefore we must do everything possible to support this

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