Oct 3, 2022

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Ex-president Jonathan’s Cousin Decries Oil Spillage In Niger Delta, Embarks On Dangerous Mission – Legit.ng

  • The level of damage done to wildlife in Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta, by oil exploration is truly deplorable
  • This is the Position and Submission of Robert Azibaola, a cousin of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
  • Azibaola embarked on a 14-day mission in the wilderness to committed to the safety of animals threatened with extinction due to oil activities in the region

Niger Delta – One Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s former adviser, Robert Azibaola, has spoken out against the harmful effects of the oil spill in the Niger Delta.

Jonathan’s former adviser, who happens to be his cousin, added that cutting down trees and clearing them for timber, including commercial trees, is damaging the dense rainforest around d

More than that, he warned about indiscriminate logging in the region’s rainforests and other areas of the country.


Azibaola, in a to show the extent of the damage done to the region’s ecosystem by oil exploration in the forests, embarked on a fact-finding mission in the wild.

The former employee until Jonathan and his team embarked on a perilous 14-day journey into the rainforest of the Niger Delta.

Azibaola came across quite a bit dangerous adventures on wild animals like snakes, pangolins, as well as iguanas in the bushes, but the creatures were released back into the wild.

The team navigated through the dangerous bushes, swamps, mountains and valleys and made amazing discoveries.

In a short video, i As he shared on his Instagram page, sounds permeate the environment as insects buzz, frogs yelp and birds squawk as they venture deeper into the forest.

< p class="align-left">Even the trees seem to pulse with sound as the noise bounces off the tall treetops and rushes back to earth on a tidal wave of noise, but they were determined to make more discoveries.

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His words:

“This is a swamp. The swamp is full of all kinds of creatures; Just as I speak, there’s another snake here. We understand why we are here.”

He told journalists that the mission aims to enhance the natural environment of the Niger Delta through Otakeme and other forests in the Niger Delta region.< /p>

NNPC sets completion date for Port Harcourt refinery after spending over N539 billion on repairs.

Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) has promised that the Port Harcourt refinery will be ready by March 2023.


When asked, Kyari, represented by General Manager, Refining and Petrochemicals, Mustapha Yakubu, reconfirmed to lawmakers the expected completion date.

Source: Legit.ng