File: Protesters (Note image used to illustrate the story)
…demands for job slots, signing of MoU, others
By Festus Ahon & Ochuko Akuopha
DISSATISFIED by its conduct, the people of Ogbeani Community in Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State, Monday, staged a protest against Sterling Oil Exploration and Energy Production Company SEEPCO/Ashtavinayak Hydrocarbon Limited over its failure to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the community.
The protesters which included the old and young indigenes of the community, besieged the company premises as early as 9 am and barred all forms of movement in and out of the company. They chanted songs to express their displeasure with the company.
The people carrying placards with different inscriptions, such as “We need immediate signing of MoU”; “We Need To See The C.E.O;” “Give Us Job”; “SANDEEP Stop Frustrating Ogbeani,” among others, insisted that they would not leave the…