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Our Mission / Objectives

Rivers State Foundation

Our Mission / Objectives


Our mission is the advancement of education, economic development, cultural and environmental issues in the Oil Delta Region of Nigeria. This Region is the richest oil and gas producing area in Sub-Sahara Africa.
It encompasses 23 oil-producing Local Government Areas; namely: Abua/Odual, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Akuku-Toru, Andoni, Asari-Toru, Bonny, Degema, Eleme, Emohua, Etche, Gokana, Ikwerre, Khana, Obio/Akpor, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Ogu/Bolo, Okrika, Omuma, Opobo/Nkoro, Oyigbo, Port Harcourt, and Tai.


The purpose and objectives of the Foundation are:
• To focus on environmental degradation, public health and economic development of the State
• To promote peace and stability in the region
• To promote international understanding between the peoples of the United States of America and the Oil Delta Region of Nigeria on matters of social-cultural significance to both entities
• To create a forum for exchange of professional ideas and mobilization of resources among Rivers State Indigenes of the United States, and
• To assist in the creation of a forum for responsible advocacy of the problems of the Rivers People.