The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Brigadier General Paul Boroh (rtd) has said that the maintenance of peace in the Niger Delta has yielded dividends for both the region and the country, Vanguard reports.
He said that with peace in the area, there is greater security of lives and property, more investment and high financial and security dividends for the country. General Boroh said that with the OPEC quota of 1.8 million barrels per day for the country and the current price of $68 per barrel, peace in the Niger Delta is fetching the country $122, 400,000 daily.
He said with such dividends and the prudent management of resources by President Muhammadu Buhari, the country can look forward to a bright future. He praised the people of the Niger Delta for the maintenance of peace and assured that the new Federal Government initiative for the Niger Delta would yield the desired results of infrastructural growth, jobs and sustained development.