Niger Delta militants are back see their latest attack in Delta state

Niger Delta militants are back see their latest attack in Delta state

A Niger Delta militant group
identified as Urhobo Gbagbako, has
blown up the
NPDC Oil pipelines at Ighrenene,
Afiesere and Ekiugbo communities
in Delta
State. In an email sent to reporters
claiming responsibility for the
bombing
which occurred yesterday April 2nd,
the spokesperson of the group,
Priest
Omodjuvwu, said the group, which
consist of ex-militants, men,
women &
children of Urhobo origin, decided
to blow up the oil pipeline following
the
continued neglect of the Urhobo
militants in the pipelines protection
contracts
offered to ex-militants from other
ethnic groups.
Spokesperson of the militant group,
Mr Omdjuvwu said they decided to
blow
up the pipeline to draw government
attention and demand to be
included in the
pipeline protection contracts.
“We have now resumed attack on
the NPDC pipeline facilities on a
massive scale, which scale of
bombings shall be unprecedented,”
the email read.

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