FG urged to pay N89bn gas flare penalty

FG urged to pay N89bn gas flare penalty

UYO—Oil and gas-producing communities in Niger Delta region on the platform of Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, have demanded for the payment of the first tranche of the gas flare penalty of N89 billion reportedly approved by the Federal Government.

The penalty, said to be part of the agreements reached with the host communities by the Federal Government, also include the implementation of the 13 percent derivation, release of the licences for the 10 modular refineries and the implementation of the pipeline surveillance jobs for 10,000 Niger Delta youths.

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