A union representing the farming community in Kavango East has demanded an urgent audience with regional governor Bonifatius Wakudumo and representatives of a Canadian firm Reconnaissance Energy Africa that was given the go-ahead to conduct possible detailed oil and gas exploration in the region. The New Era newspaper reports that the Kavango East Regional Farmers Union said they were not consulted over plans to conduct drilling activities in the region and feel they were left out in an activity that would affect them immensely. The union has also taken issue with recent comments made by Wakudumu, who told journalists it was too late for people to complain about oil drilling in Kavango.
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