Environmental firms begin remediation work on Ogoni cleanup


An environmental firm, Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) has commenced preliminary remediation work on Ogoni cleanup, The Guardian reports.

The project coordinator, Mr. Marvin Dekil disclosed this last week in Korokoro while monitoring the company’s readiness. He explained that two firms, Vitruvian Global Resources and DLK Oil and Gas Environmental Resource have resumed work at the polluted sites.

The coordinator stressed that the project was part of the recommendations by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He had invited the companies to showcase their technology at Korokoro in Tai Local Council Area of Rivers State. Dekil, who was represented by the Director of Communications, Mr. Isa Wasa disclosed that the Federal Government was committed to the cleanup.