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The President of the Ogoni Council of Traditional Rulers, King Godwin Giniwa has declared that former President, Goodluck Jonathan made a terrible “mistake” for ignoring the UNEP report. The paramount ruler of the Ogoni kingdom, King Giniwa said this while making his remark during the launch of the Ogoni clean-up programme held in Gokana Local government area of Rivers state. While describing Jonathan as an easy-going man, the Paramount ruler expressed shock that Ogonis were neglected during his administration. He urged the people of Ogoni to appreciate President Mohammadu Buhari who is keeping his promise. King Godwin Giniwa urged the Federal government to carry out effective clean-up of Ogoni. According to him, “Many times, I met with the former President. And each time we met and he asked me what I wanted, I tell him to come and help us clean our land. But nothing was done. He is my son and I like him, but he made a big mistake. He made a mistake for ignoring the Ogoni people. “But when I met with this current Federal government led by Buhari, he gave me his word and here we are today. “I want to appeal to you (Federal government) to please employ our people. Please, appoint one of our own into your cabinet so we can feel your impact.” The paramount ruler also announced the installation of a Chieftaincy title, Mene-Nuale on President Mohammadu Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he has fulfilled his promise to Ogoni people after flagging off the clean up of Ogoniland, stressing that he will monitor the
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