Delta community protests alleged neglect by Agip (photos)

The people of Oleh community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta have protested alleged marginalisation of the community by oil multinational, Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC), operating in the area. Photo by Victor Sorokwu
The protesters during a peaceful protest on Saturday at the company premises alleged that the multinational oil company had neglected the host communities over the years. Photo by Victor Sorokwu
Hundreds of community indigenes thronged the entrance of Agip office in the area, accusing the oil firm of failure to employ people of the area as well as develop their operations. Photo by Victor Sorokwu
The aggrieved protesters were drawn from 10 families including Adoke, Egbedemi, Ovuorien, Eraro, Ebave, Oko, Olulu/Atedezi, Okparo/Edubi and Emiye that made up Oleh Community and host to the oil multinational.  Victor Sorokwu


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