By Samuel Oyadongha
This, according to him, was unacceptable to the state as taxes they ought to pay to Bayelsa were paid to other states where their offices are situated.
He stated this in Yenagoa when members of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill visited the state.
“Just recently, our governor, Mr Seriake Dickson took the matter up with the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo which resulted to the issuance of some appropriate executive orders, but the expected results have not materialsed.”
He decried the volume of gas being flared in the state, saying: “One of the most devastating forms of pollution arising from crude oil extraction is gas flaring.”
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