Reports just reaching our news desk indicates that a mass protest has erupted in Isoko nation of Delta state leading to the forceful shutting down of heritage oil company.
The mass protest, HardReporters reliably learnt was led by the President General of Isoko Development Union, (IDU), Mr. Iduh Amadhe, President General of Oleh community, Mr. James Obeuwou and other Isoko communities President Generals.
It was gathered that the placards carrying protesters comprising youths, men and women this afternoon stormed the OML 30 in Isoko land and disrupted all activities demanding for what they described as “Our Rights and Demands”.
“The people of Isoko said no to heritage oil company, no dialogue no operations.”
The IDU President General, insisted that the management of heritage oil company must without any form of delay reconsider their position on how to see that various communities which they operates in has their quota as it relates to employment before it leads to more severe mass protests that could degenerate to something else.
HardReporters reliably gathered that Heritage Oil Company is involved in what its been called “Divide and Rule” tactics just to cause disunity and promote crisis in Isoko land.
As at the time of going to press, heritage oil company could not be reached for comments but an impeccable source confided in the our correspondent that governor Ifeanyi Okowa is unhappy with the company’s divide and rule tactics.
Stay tuned, more details shall come your way