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IMO STATE SOLDIERS AND YOUTHS CLASH OVER OIL COMPANIES

 

Nigerian soldiers reportedly clashed with some angry mobs in Mgbala Agwa community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo state following a breach of an agreement by oil companies operating in the community.

According to the report, the chaos started after some oil companies operating in the Mgbala community refused to stick to an earlier agreement between them and the community as regards the way of operation.

The youths accused the companies of ravaging major roads in the community with their operations without fixing them, Naija News learnt.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, a resident in the community said, “the youths blocked an operational vehicle belonging to the company, insisting that they won’t free it until the company repairs their road.

“The oil company immediately alerted the security agencies who chased people away and arrested some.”

The companies listed in the breach of the agreement which results in the clash include; Sterling, Seplat, Water Smith, among others, the source noted.

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