25 Delta and Bayelsa communities receives flood relief materials from SEEPCO (Sterling Oil Exploration And Energy Production Company Limited)

• Hosts communities hail oil company

As part of social responsibilities, about 25 communities in the Delta and Bayelsa coastal areas that were ravaged by flood, are now beneficiaries of relief materials from Sterling Oil Exploration And Energy Production Company Limited (SEEPCO).

The flood which is now receding, ravaged most communities, thereby making the living conditions of the indigenes unbearable, as many became refugees, farmlands were destroyed, which has also increased the level of hunger and poverty.

Sterling Oil Exploration And Energy Production Company Limited (SEEPCO), like other I. O. C’s, also joined in the fight to restore the hope of the people, bags of rice, groundnut oil, cartons of indomie and other items, were part of relief materials donated to the communities.

Some of the communities who benefitted were, Enekorah, Kalafiugbene, Ogriagbene, Okpokunou, Oboro, Kpukpugbene, Bomadi, Gbaregolor, Kpakiama, Adoubu, Angalabiri, Patani, Sagbama, Agolomor, Toru-orua, Apelebiri, Abodobiri, Adagbari, Tamukunu, Angiama, Edegbene, Angiama, Angiama, Ebeberegbene, Asamabiri and Asabaisei amongst others.

The team leader Col I.D Nuhu (CSO), who was accompanied by Hon Selebi Tarebi, House of Assembly candidate in the forthcoming DTHA elections and Gen Kurata, while giving the items expressed how the communities have been so peaceful with dealings with the company, ensuring smooth running of daily business of the company.

He further noted that he understands the plight of the people at this time because many families have lost most of their properties and are displaced, stating that the Items brought is to cushion the effect and serve as palliative for the people.

On the other hand the community representatives present at the distribution, gave a vote of confidence to the company, stating that they were confidence with Sterling Oil Exploration and Energy Production Company Limited, applauding them for being responsive to issues that affect the well being of the people at every given time.

Also Speaking on behalf of other communities leaders, was comrade Bekesuyeibo Joseph the chairman Bomadi federated community represented by his vice chairman expressed joy and thanked the team for making it possible for flood victims to receive these relief items at this time because it will go all long way in supporting some families ravaged by flood. He also expressed how the company should do more as to ensuring that their social cooperate responsibilities are met at every given time.

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