DHQ Confirms Arrest Of Members Of Niger Delta Avengers

Militants (1)The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday announced the arrest of some members of the new militant group known as the Niger Delta Avengers.
The group had claimed responsibility for the recent destruction of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region and threatened to carry out more attacks that further cripple the economy.
Confirming the arrest of some members of the militant group in a statement yesterday, the defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, said “Investigation is currently on going”.
“The military will continue to do its best to guard strategic facilities and provide security to lives and property”.
“What we are doing is in line with our rules of engagement. We are urging the community and traditional rulers and patriotic citizens to cooperate with us in our efforts to get rid of criminals in our great country”, he added.


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