November 6, 2017

Delta communities task Heritage on employment

By Lucky Oji

Oleh—The leaders and people of Isoko oil producing communities in Oil Mining Lease OML30, have appealed to Heritage Energy Operational Service Ltd, for employment slots, engagement of indigenous contractors and development of Isoko communities.

President General of Isoko Development Union, IDU, Chief Idu Amaidhe, who spoke at the Heritage/stakeholders engagement  with Isoko clusters 5,6,9 held at Oleh, asked Heritage to reconstruct the bad road to Uzere cottage Hospital, and employ an Isoko son/daughter as a Manager in the company.

Amaidhe, who also demanded for a separate GMoU and OML30 Community Development Board for Isoko area, urged Heritage to take all issues and complaints presented  by Isoko very seriously and further extend the visits to each community.

Responding, the Heritage’s Manager on Government and Community Relations, Mr. Funkakpo Fufeyin, thanked the Isoko leaders and communities for being patient, friendly, understanding and for providing an enabling environment for Heritage’s operations in Isoko.