‘FG expects high quality job on Ogoni cleanup’

Minister of Environment, Suleiman Zarma, yesterday said the Federal Government was expecting high quality job from the contracting firms handling Ogoni cleanup.

He stated this in Abuja during presentation of additional five to make it 21 contractors who would be carrying out the remediation works in Ogoni project.

Zarma also urged the companies to live up to government and people’s expectations, adding that oil exploration will not stop, but continue in the country.

He said government had put in place monitoring organs, such as United Nations (UN), parliament, civil society, independent sources and Ogoni people.

Besides, the Project Management Consultant, Eric Onyeiwu, urged the firms to build operational offices at sites, stressing that government would not entertain shady job.