Help Recover Our Oil Wells From Bayelsa, Rivers Community Begs Buhari

The people of Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State have pleaded with the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari to help them recover their Soku oil wells, which were ceded to Bayelsa State by the administration of the out-going President Goodluck Jonathan.


Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of Akuku-Toru local government area, Chief Fenibo Jack, in a statement issued in Abonnema, headquarters of the council, expressed the hope that the oil wells would be returned to the people of the local government area, if the matter is judiciously looked into.


Jack said, “We appeal to you to look into the unresolved issue of our oil Well in Soku, wrongly ceded to Bayelsa state. We believe that the matter will be judiciously looked into and oil Well returned to us.”


The council chairman, who congratulated Buhari on his victory at the just-concluded Presidential elections, assured the President-elect of the support and cooperation of the people of the area in the task of serving the Nigerian masses.


He said, “Your Excellency, the good people of Akuku-Toru local government of Rivers state congratulate you on your well deserved victory on the March 28 Presidential election.”


“We see your victory as a call to serve the people and we wish to identify with you as you prepare to steer the ship of our great country. We assure you of our support, cooperation in the task of serving the masses.”


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