04 March 2013, Sweetcrude, Ilorin – After years of delay, Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, has finally reassured the Senator Bukola Saraki led Committee on Environment of its commitment to complete the remediation of Ejama and Bomu Manifold oil spill sites in 2013.
Senator Saraki disclosed that as a way forward to clean-up and commencement of proper remediation of oil spill sites, after the public hearing, the Senate Committee on Environment is delighted to receive a letter of reassurance of commitment from Shell commiting to complete the remediation of Ejama and Bomu Manifold oil spill sites in 2013.
Senator Saraki on behalf of the Senate Committee on Environment acknowledged the commitment and effort of management of Shell for charting a new course by reassuring the Senate committee and Nigerians it will re-mediate these sites.
The Committee assured Nigerians of their relentless effort in ensuring that other oil spill sites in the Niger Delta gets due attention and remain oil spill free.
Senator Saraki urged all Nigerians to join the committee in monitoring this commitment that remediation exercise of Ejama and Bomu Manifold are completed by end of 2013 as promised.