Connect with us

Asaba Metro News

R-L: Pullah Ekpotuayerin, Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas and Hon. Fred Martins

Economy

Delta Assembly Tasks Oil Companies on Commitment to CSR, MoUs


The Delta State House of Assembly has promised to step up efforts towards making multi national oil companies operating in the state to live up to their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in their areas of operations.

The Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas, Hon Pullah Ekpotuayerin who made the promise at the maiden sitting of the committee in Asaba, said most of the companies were lacking in that regards.

Hon Ekpotuayerin who represents Burutu One Constituency in the House, said his Committee was irrevocably committed at ensuring conducive working environment for oil companies doing business in Delta State.

ALSO READ:  Herdsmen Killings: Uwheru Community lauds DTHA Resolution, appeals to Gov Oborevwori on Security Measures

Flanked by three other members of the Committee including, Hon Fred Martins, Ferguson Onwo and Felix Anirah, the Lawmaker identified breach of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between oil companies and their host communities as one major factor to crisis.

Hon Ekpotuayerin stressed that both parties must learn to respect agreements reached and must be committed to promoting peace and development at all times.

Hon Felix Anirah and Hon Ferguson Onwo Members of House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas

Hon Felix Anirah and Hon Ferguson Onwo Members of House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas

He commended the efforts of the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa towards peace and security across the state and promised to mobilize support for peace and stability in oil producing communities across the state.

ALSO READ:  Governor Oborevwori Assures Completion of Udu Harbour Market by April 2025

Hon Ekpotuayerin said the Committee will pay adequate attention to its oversight functions to enhance productivity in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies under it.

The Lawmaker disclosed that Environmental Sanitation, Waste Management, Oil Pollution, Climate Change, Effluent Discharge, among others will receive the attention of the Committee.

Pullah Ekpotuayerin, Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas

Pullah Ekpotuayerin, Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas

Hon Pullah Ekpotuayerin appealed to members to be up and doing to achieving appreciable success.

In their comments, Hon Ferguson Onwo and Felix Anirah, stressed the need for effective collaboration between the Committee and relevant stakeholders towards achieving greater peace and development in the state.

ALSO READ:  Delta Assembly Directs Ogwashi-uku Poly to Re-instate Demoted Staff

For advert placement, publication of news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials on this Website, kindly send mail to asabametro@gmail.com.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More in Economy

Advertisement

TRENDING STORIES

Advertisement

LATEST STORIES

Advertisement
To Top