Akwa Ibom Communities Protest against Frontier Oil, demands implementation of MOU
…Demands for Employment and Absolute Implementation of MOU.
The youths of Eket and Esit Eket local Government Area have taken their respective turns few days ago in a peaceful protest agains FRONTIER OIL LIMITED OPERATIONAL BASE which is located in Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Youths trooped out enmasse to protest the ill-treated being metted the community by the management and operations of FRONTIER OIL LIMITED.
Interacting with ND Reporters at the company’s Administrative/Operational base in Eket, the Eket youth representatives who spoke on the condition of anonimity, decried the absolute marginalization of the Community by Frontier Oil Limited,especially in terms of employment opportunities.
The Esit Eket youth representatives, Hon. David Sam Udo,Mr Emem Ette, Williams Amos Williams and other youth leaders who spoke with newsmen cited the company’s negligence of an established MOU with the Eket community during the employment exercise that was recently held by the Company.
The youths therefore urged the Management of Frontier Oil Limited to always consider the Host Communities first in their employment processes in order to sustain the peaceful and harmonious relationship they have been enjoying with their Host Communities.
The youths therefore called on well meaning individuals in Eket and Esit Eket,especially the Executive Chairmen of Eket amd Esit Eket, to wade into the matter as they remain a peaceful and law abiding people.
See some pictures as gathered by ND Reporters;