FG Intervenes In Anambra, Kogi Crisis Over Oil Deposits

Vice President Namadi Sambo
Vice President Namadi Sambo

The Federal Government has intervened in the bloody clashes between Anambra and Kogi state, over the oil wells straddled between the two states.

There has been contention between the two states over oil wells located in Obeke, a border town between Anambra and Kogi States.

It was gathered that decisions on how to resolve the impasse was reached at parley held at the Presidential Villa, on Friday. The meeting presided by Vice President Namadi Sambo, had in attendance representatives of the two states, and Chairman of the National Boundary Commission, NBC, Mr. Wada.

Anambra State Deputy Governor, Nkem Okeke, who stood in for the State Governor, Willie Obiano, said the parley was necessary to stop “senseless killings.”

Nkem said: “I am quite pleased with the manner the Vice President has conducted the meeting.”

The NBC Chairman also expressed satisfaction with the meeting, stating that vital decisions were taken.

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