Did the Senators read the UNEP report recommendation? $1 billion was estimated for Ogoniland ONLY!
19 September 2011
*Condemns non-payment of payout to indigenes
The senators, in a motion before the Senate, considered the $1 billion as too meagre for the total clean-up of the Niger Delta region after years of environmental degradation due to activities of oil companies in the region.
Senators Datti Baba-Ahmed, CPC, Kaduna North, and Esther Nenadi Usman, PDP,
, in the motion, condemned the omission of compensation for people of the region, whom they said had lost much of their economic rights due to the oil spillages. Kaduna