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Members of Host Communities Fight at Petroleum Industry Bill Public Hearing

Members of host communities of oil companies in the Niger Delta exchange blows at the House of Representatives (video)

Members of host communities of oil companies in the Niger Delta exchange blows at the House of Representatives (video)

Members of the host communities engage in a physical altercation at day 2 of the public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) organized by the House of Representatives.

The fight broke out when the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) was called to the podium to make a presentation by the Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Hon. Mohammed Monguno.

The disagreement amongst them led to an exchange of blows, forcing lawmakers and other participants to scamper to safety.

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Security operatives have, however, intervened.

 

 

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