“Bring Your Headquarter Down To Akwa Ibom”-Youths Block ExxonMobil Facilities With Coffins. Akwa Ibom youths, in their request for empowerment, took to the gates of ExxonMobil facilities in Ibeno and Eket, to protest and giving ExxonMobil 2 weeks to relocate their headquarter from lagos to Akwa Ibom.
During an interview with one Mr. Etukudo, who spoke on behalf of Afigh Iwaad Ekid, he said;
“time has come for Mobil to relocate to Akwa Ibom State in keeping with the presidential directives.
“Today is just a warning protest done in a very civilized manner, we will eventually shut down Mobil’s operation both onshore and offshore if after fourteen days the company does not take us seriously”.
According Nationalhelm, Etukudo, accused ExxonMobil for being selective even in award of contracts and employment against members of the core oil community and Akwa Ibom indigenes in general.