The negligence of Nigerians and therefore the disinclination of the govt to regulate single-use of plastic is exposing marine life and the ecosystem to hazards. Behind the suburban Amadi-Ama community in southern Port Harcourt, it is assumed that it may be a vital inland water body. This is Amadi Creek. It is an estuary which lies on the north of the Bonny River. It lies upstream from the Bight of Benin.
Aside from the destructive oil spills, the waterway is additionally battling the swirly toxicity of plastic junks, exposing the fauna to more harm. Peter Daniel, an active and muscular man in his 30s, sits on an abandoned brick amidst a huge chunk of plastics. Living as a fisherman within the Amadi-Ama community, Mr Daniel spends tons of your time fishing at the creek. This places him at the forefront of the marine scourge. It is one among those outrightly disturbed by the water.
Data source: All Africa news