The Federal Government has warned the people of Niger Delta region that the destruction of oil facilities will ultimately destroy their livelihoods, aspirations and future. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave the warning at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday while meeting with a group known as the Urhobo Leaders of Thought led by its president, Chief Tuesday Onoge. According to the vice president, vandalising pipelines and oil installations in the Niger Delta is akin to destroying facilities meant to help the people of the region. A statement by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, quoted Onoge as lamenting that if the funds sent to the Niger Delta in the last 16 years were judiciously spent, the people of the region would have benefited; asking “What happened to these monies?” Onoge was also quoted as saying that his group condemned the destruction of oil and gas installations in the Niger […]