Hon Jonathan Ukodhiko

Nmah hails Ukodhiko over motion seeking to compel oil, gas firms to covert gas flaring to electricity in Isoko

The immediate past Chairman of Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Hon Paul Nmah has commended the House of Representatives member representing Isoko North/South Federal Constituency, Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko, on his recently passed motion compelling oil and gas companies to provide electricity for Isoko host communities.

Hon. Nmah while applauding the lawmaker for sponsoring the motion said that has no doubt that Ukodhiko will give the Isoko nation and Deltans effective representation in the green chamber.

Recall that Hon. Ukodhiko last week moved a motion on the floor of the House of Reps urging the Federal Ministries of Power, Petroleum Resources, and other relevant Agencies to compel all Oil and Gas companies engaged in flaring gas within the Isoko North and South Federal Constituency as a matter of urgency to convert gas flared converted into electricity for the benefit of the host communities in compliance with the PIA Act and the deadline for the stoppage of gas flaring in Nigeria.

The motion which was titled, “Need to Compel Oil and Gas Companies to Stop Gas Flaring and Convert Same to Provide 24-hour Electricity to Isoko Communities and Environs”, was unanimously adopted at the plenary, was seconded by a member representing Ibarapa North, Ibarapa Central Federal Constituency, Hon. (Dr) Anthony Adebayo Adekpoju from Oyo State.

Commending the lawmaker representing the Isoko federal constituency, Hon. Nmah said; “I worked closely with him when he was the Commissioner for Energy in the last dispensation and I am confident that he will do well as a lawmaker, he is not even up to a month in the house but he has started performing.

“I what to urge Deltans to continue to rally round and give Hon. Ukodhiko all the support that he needs to succeed and give our people effective representation,” he added.

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