Breaking: Tension as host communities fight at PIB public hearing
Tension broke out at the ongoing public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) on Wednesday as disagreement amongst members of the host communities led to physical combat.
The fight started when the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) was called to the podium to make a presentation. There was disagreement amongst the members, leading to exchange of blows until security operatives intervened.
The public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is being organised by the House of Representative.