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Supreme Court Didn’t Cede Disputed Oil Wells To Rivers – Bayelsa Govt

Supreme Court Didn’t Cede Disputed Oil Wells To Rivers – Bayelsa Govt

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Bayelsa State has said Tuesday’s verdict of the Supreme Court on the matter it instituted over the disputed oil wells with neighbouring Rivers State did not amount to a resolution of the dispute. It also said contrary to reports in the media, the apex court’s verdict did not cede the oil wells or area to Rivers. The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Hon. Ayibaina Duba, who gave the explanation on Friday, said the clarification was necessary in order to dispel erroneous reports and misinformation. The Information Commissioner explained that the Supreme Court, by its decision, only advised Bayelsa State to await the ruling of the Appeal Court where it also filed an appeal seeking to nullify the judgement of the Federal High Court delivered in favo...