Niger Delta group releases PHOTOS of attack

– Niger Delta group attacked pipelines in Tai local government area of Rivers state – The militants say that if their demands are not met deadlier attacks to come

Niger Delta Justice Defence group has sent photos to NAIJ.com claiming the responsibility for the attacks in the Rivers state. The group also announced their next action if their demands are not met immediately. READ ALSO: Niger Delta Avengers say no export, blow up another pipeline It said: “We blew up pipelines at Gio community esterday in Tai local government area of Rivers state. Our next action will be on pretrochemical and other oil companies in Niger Delta if our demands are not met immediately.” Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The militants earlier listed five demands to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. They asked to be allowed to control the oil output in the Niger Delta region and to immortalize activists who died during the struggle for better life for the oil-rich region among others. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The group also demanded all oil companies to close down their activities or face consequences. Another militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers, who came to the spotlight in February, has in recent months carried out many attacks on gas and oil facilities. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The attacks are partially responsible for a decrease in Nigeria’s oil production of 800,000 barrels per day. President Buhari was set to visit the region to launch the cleanup programme of Ogoni land, but he cancelled his trip due to problems with health. READ ALSO: How Nigerian army will deal with Fulani herdsmen, Niger Delta militants – Buratai However, later it was disclosed that the trip was postponed and the president pledged to visit the region soon. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

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