The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Friday said the crisis in the Niger Delta cannot be resolved with violence, stating that all aggrieved persons should embrace peace.
Mohammed said this at the screening of the action thriller movie ‘Oloibiri’ in Abuja.
He said in violent situations, ”There are really are no victors, for whichever end.”
”In its essence, ‘Oloibiri’ the movie, speaks of the Niger-Delta and Nigeria as a nation.”
He revealed that the government has started implementing recommendations by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the cleanup of Ogoniland.
The minister also said the government was making efforts to complete all abandoned water projects in the region.
Also present at the event were the Minister of Environment Amina Mohammed, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril and the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh.