Sunday, June 19, 2011

Planned Military Barracks In Ogoni Is To Threaten Us, Says MOSOP

18 June 2011

THE Ogoni have said that the government’s decision to acquire 100,000 hectres of land in the area to build military barracks is an attempt to intimidate them and facilitate Shell’s commencement of oil production.

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) after an emergency meeting of Ogoni, warned that the acquisition of the vast land would adversely affect food production and increase poverty and migration.

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