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Why oil firms’ headquarters ought to be in Niger Delta

Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that the relocation of the headquarters of oil multinational companies to the Niger Delta will speed up development of the area, create job opportunities for youths and reinforce the atmosphere of peace in the region.

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Omo-Agege made the submission at the weekend in Orogun in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state, as he urged oil companies operating within to relocate their headquarters to the region.

Omo-Agege said that there was need for oil companies that left the region to return, given the prevailing peace and accelerating development in the region.

He reiterated his concern about the alleged plot to move the headquarters of the Nigerian Gas Company Ltd. in Ekpan-Warri to Abuja.

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He said: “I’m sure the message has been sent that they cannot move, they must remain.

Speaking on the cleared ministerial nominees, Omo-Agege, said that the 43 nominees had passed through security screening before their names were sent to the Senate.

He expressed support for ongoing moves towards total reconciliation within All Progressives Congress.

He acknowledged and thanked the Urhobo who voted for him to become senator for second term.

He also said that President Muhammadu Buhari had been magnanimous to Delta Central by supporting him to become deputy president of the Senate and by appointing Mr Festus Keyamo as a minister designate.

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By Kingsley Okoye

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