Mercury’s toxicity devastated the fishing villages in Minamata Bay, Japan, in the middle of the 20th century, and as a result, governments adopted the convention in 2013.
The three men – Britons Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner, and Moroccan Saaudun Brahim – were captured while fighting for Ukraine.
“Adequate compensation should be paid to the Ogoni people for the sufferings, death of loved ones and contamination of our environment…”
Just two days ago, a multibillion-naira potable water project was flagged off by the Minister for Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar,” explained Mr Nwielaghi.
“This is a project that previous governments have tried to do, but it just turned out to just be, you know, just talk.”
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said that the rehabilitation of Ogoni land could take up to 30 years due to decades of oil spills.