FG Reiterates Commitment To Tackle Oil Theft In Niger Delta

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, has expressed government’s determination to tackle oil facility vandalism and crude oil theft in the Niger Delta region.

Lokpobiri stated this when the Interim Administrator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, retired Maj.-Gen. Barry Ndiomu, led his team on a visit on to the ministry on Thursday in Abuja.

The minister promised to collaborate with the Presidential Amnesty Programme to sustain the ongoing efforts to restore peace in the region.

Lokpobiri commended Ndiomu and his team for their dedication in supporting the Federal Government’s initiatives aimed at creating conducive environment for investors and promoting national prosperity.

He emphasised the importance of continuing to pursue measures to achieve economic prosperity.

In his remarks, the amnesty boss promised to continue to put in more efforts to ensure that the peace in Niger Delta was sustained.

Ndiomu reminded the minister that there had been a drastic reduction in oil theft since he assumed office.

He reiterated his commitment to work with the ministry towards a more prosperous and secure future for the Niger Delta and the nation as a whole.

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