An activist, Engr. Kailani Muhammed has described as mindless and disgusting protest by some youth over the N40 billion pipeline surveillance contract awarded to ex-miltant chief, Authorities Ekpemupolo popularly often called Tompolo.
Emgr Kailani, who mentioned this at a press briefing Wednesday in Abuja, puzzled why folks due to their egocentric curiosity would arrange protest to retard the nations progress.
The Coalition of Arewa Civil Society Teams and the Amalgamated Arewa Youth Teams, on Tuesday stormed the NNPC Towers to protest the N4bn price of pipeline surveillance contract awarded to ex-Niger Delta militant, Authorities Ekpemupolo in any other case often called ‘Tompolo’, by the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Restricted.
Whereas commending NNPCL administration for taking the bull by the horn within the struggle to cease the lack of over 700,000 barrels of crude oil per day Kailani mentioned solely the discount of prevalent circumstances of oil theft will make the vitality sector very enticing, productive and rewarding to the nation when it comes to income era.
He mentioned: “Should you think about theN40 billion month-to-month with 700,000 barrels per day that’s misplaced every day, what’s improper with that?
“We’re depending on oil as a rustic and the thieves are taking half of it.