Pack and Go
At least a quarter of population of Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State, will be rendered homeless if the state government continues to demolish and force eviction of 41 water fronts communities. From government of sources, 200,000 people will be effected by force eviction. He UN habitate (2009) and other organisations estimated that the numbers would be higher than that, Considetering the size of the communities that are popularly called ‘waterside’.
These settelements have been home to millions of families with low income in a city that is the operational centre of oil and gas operation in the country
This report takes a look a the forced eviction exercise policy of the state government and the multiplier effect on social and economic wellbeing of the state, considering the plight of the victim and what hopeless alternatives they have