Militants give various oil bloc owners 2 weeks to shutdown operations

The Niger Delta Avengers, on Thursday, listed some oil blocs allegedly owned by former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, ex-Minister of Petroleum, Alhaji Riwalnu Lukman, other Northerners as well as South-Westerners in the Niger-Delta region and issued them a two-week ultimatum to shut down operations and evacuate the workers from the various locations or have their installations blown up, Vanguard reports.

The militant group, pressing for a sovereign state of the Niger Delta, in an electronic mail statement by its spokesperson, Col Mudoch Agbinibo and forwarded to Vanguard at 8.27 am, warned: “If at the end of the ultimatum and you’re still operating. We will blow up all the locations. It will be bloody. So, just shut down your operations and leave.”

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