High calibre expired explosives to be destroyed in Ogoniland

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A man walks on slippery spilled crude oil on the shores and in the waters of the Niger Delta swamps of Bodo, a village in the famous Nigerian oil-producing Ogoniland. AFP

a man walks on slippery spilled crude oil on the shores and in the waters of the Niger Delta swamps of Bodo, a village in the famous Nigerian oil-producing Ogoniland. AFP
a man walks on slippery spilled crude oil on the shores and in the waters of the Niger Delta swamps of Bodo, a village in the famous Nigerian oil-producing Ogoniland. AFP

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

Rivers State Police Command has announced that approval has been granted to Halliburton Oil Services Company in Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt to render safe and destroy some expired explosive materials in the company.

According to Ahmad Muhammad, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, the Police Command Public Relations Officer, “the exercise will be executed by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit otherwise known as Anti-Bomb Squad of the Command on Thursday December 17, 2015 and Friday December 18, 2015 between 8:00am – 4:00pm daily at the Police Training School, Nonwa-Tai.”

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The police enjoined members of the public, particularly residents of Nonwa-Tai in Tai Local Government Area not to panic should they hear the deafening sounds from the exercise.

Nonwa-Tai is the host community to the police training college in the state.

Approved explosives are used for seismic operations by oil exploration companies to scout for potential crude oil and gas deposits.

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