John Gbara looks out towards the water where he once made a living. Six years on, there is still a vague smell of tar [Femke van Zeijl/Al Jazeera]
John Gbara looks out towards the water where he once made a living. Six years on, there is still a vague smell of tar [Femke van Zeijl/Al Jazeera]

From: My Nigeria

I remember the day… an oil spill changed my life

A Nigerian fisherman remembers the day an oil spill destroyed his livelihood, and the day he was compensated for it.