After two years of closure, production can now resume at the Oil Mining Lease 25 in Rivers state, the minister of State for Petroleum, Timipri Silva, stated this when he led the Federal Government’s team to the flow station.
He also advised Niger Delta youths to embrace peace now, to attract more development projects to their communities.
Correspondent Uche Okoro reports that following the resolution of the 2-year dispute over operatorship of OML 25 flow station, production here can now resume.
A Federal Government delegation was in Kula Kingdom, Akuku-Toru Local Government to reassure the people that going forward they would reap the dividends of oil exploration in their communities.
The team was lead by Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipri Silva and the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari.
They urged people of Kula, Belema and Ngeje communities to shun acts of violence that can negatively affect this new path of progress.
The reopening of OML 25 flow station has brought hope to the host communities who now look forward to better infrastructure, empowerment and employment opportunities.
To further reassure the people that indeed better days lie ahead, the delegation also flagged off commencement of different projects aimed at improving lives.