By Jimitota Onoyume
Belema Oil Producing Company Nigeria Limited has.assured people of Ogoni that it would accord the report of the United Nations Environmental Programme, (UNEP) a special place when it resumes oil exploration activities in the area.
It would be recalled that traditional rulers in Ogoni recently granted approval to the firm to resume oil activities in the area, an act that immediately sparked off condemnation from different stakeholders in Ogoni.
Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP and other stakeholders insisted that oil activities would only resume in the area after environmental cleanup had been done in polluted Ogoni communities.
Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of the firm, Mr Tein Jackrich, who spoke to Ogoni youths in Yeghe community said he would introduce scholarship scheme for Ogoni youths and also empower farmers.in the area with 24 million naira grant.