Nigeria plea to militants
Militants threaten oil security again.
Nigeria: Govt, Delta Appeal to Avengers for Patience
By Omololu Ogunmade, Emmanuel Addeh, Omon-Julius Onabu and Idowu Sylvester with Agency Report
The federal and the Delta State governments Monday appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to put paid to its threat at the weekend to resume hostilities in the oil-rich region, admitting that their demands were in tandem with the development plans for the region.
Making this appeal at the State House, Abuja, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Niger Delta, Mr. Usani Uguru, said the federal government is committed to the development of the region, citing a recent presidential directive for the take-off of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, with N5 billion as one of such commitments.
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