Ikpokpo, Tebujor, Okpeleama, Meke-Ama, Opuedebubor, Atanba, Oporoza federated communities, Oto-Gbene, Okerenkoko-Gbene, Opuede, Opuede-Zion and Gama-Zion in Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Council Area of Delta State has been affected with oil spill that happened on Thursday, September 29 from a ruptured trunkline, suspected to belong to NNPC.

According to the source, Yabrade Moses and Edward Odudu signed a statement on behalf of the affected communities to confirm the oil spilling.

The statement:

“However, the fears of the community people came to reality again in the early hours of Friday, the 30th of September, 2016 as crude oil was discovered to be gushing out from the ruptured trunk-line when NNPC pumped crude oil through the trunk line from the morning of Thursday, the 29th of September, 2016 to Friday, 30th of September, 2016.

“At the time of issuing this press statement, there is massive spillage of crude oil which is already flowing around all the communities including up to Oporoza federated communities, Gama-Zion community and into the Escravos River.”