June,19
The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, retired Rear Admiral John Jonah, criticised SPDC over the frequent spills on oilfields in the state
On June 18, the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, retired Rear Admiral John Jonah criticised Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over the frequent spills on oilfields in the state. He spoke at one of the spill sites at Agoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area following the leak of the SPDC River Ramos pipeline. Jonah urged SPDC to conduct an integrity test on its pipelines in the Niger Delta region, saying many of them were laid a long time ago and may have suffered from corrosion.