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Joseph Yobo Ex-Super Eagles captain happy with Ogoni clean-up exercise

In one of his first public duties as a chief in Ogoni, his birth place, Yobo urged his people to be collectively involved in the land clean up process.

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Joseph Yobo play Joseph Yobo speaking at the flag-off of Ogoni clean-up (Twitter/Joseph Yobo)

Ex-Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo on Thursday, June 2 spoke at the ceremony to flag off the clean-up of oil-spills in Ogoni land by the Federal Government.

Muhammadu Buhari’s led government commenced the cleaning-up of oil spills in the communities that have been affected by crude exploration over the years.

Ogoni play The Federal Government has commenced the cleaning-up of oil spills in Ogoni (Twitter)

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In one of his first public duties as a chief in Ogoni, his birth place, Yobo urged his people to be collectively involved in the Ogoniland clean up process.

In a Twitter photo of him speaking at the ceremony, the former Nigerian defender expressed his commitment to play his part in the process.

Ogoni clean-up play Vice President of Nigeria at the ceremony to flagoff the clean-up of Ogoni (Twitter)

“Today marks the beginning of the end of our environmental nightmare," the 35-year-old wrote on Instagram along with the hashtags #Chiefyobo and #ogonicleanup.

Ogoni play

Ogoni

(Twitter)

 

Just a day after his testimonial match in Port Harcourt, the former Everton defender was conferred with a chieftaincy title in Rivers State.

He was given the title of The Mene Aborlo 1 and Waamene Aborlo 1 of Ogoni, Rivers State.

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