The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the composition of the Governing Council and Board of Trustees, (BoT), for the clean-up of Ogoni land.
The composition is key to the governance structure required for the exercise.
A statement from the federal ministry of environment stated that the President approved the inauguration of a 13-member Council and a 10-member BoT.
The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed noted that this was in line with the implementation of the UNEP Report.
She said the governance structure ensures inclusiveness, accountability, transparency and sustainability of the clean-up exercise.
The minister however, disclosed that her team was actively working collaboratively with the Ministries of Petroleum Resources, Niger Delta, NDDC and key stakeholders to see to the success of the cleanup.