Ahaoda-West community laments over oil spill caused by AGIP

An oil spill has been reported at Oyakhama community, in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Chief Opara Amachree of Oyakhama community told newsmen that the oil spill involves a facility owned by the Nigerian Agip Company.

Chief Amachree said the spill was the worst to be recorded in Oyakhama, adding that it has affected other neighbouring villages, with crops, as well as animals and aquatic life destroyed.
Chief Amachree said the community has put a call across to the company responsible for the spill without any response, therefore, calling on the government to intervene.
“We have never seen this kind of spill before. We don’t even know how it happened,” he said.
The management of Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC, Port Harcourt is yet to respond to the spill as at press time