Niger Delta: Boroh urges avengers to hold fire


Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs Paul Boroh has asked Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and youths to maintain the prevailing peace in the region.

Boroh made the plea While reacting to the recent threats by the Nigerian Defence Academy NDA, It reads ‘’it would target several platforms and the FPSP on Total’s Egina field.According to the militants, this round of attacks will be the most deadly and will be targeting the deep sea operations of the multinationals which include Bonga Platform, Agbami, EA Field, Britania-U Field, Akpo Field.

Boroh maintained, “irrespective of our political, ethnic and religious affiliations, we must not forget that we are one people with one destiny. “This means, we cannot move a step further if we are not told how precious it is maintaining the peace of the region and that of the nation. “We are under obligation to do all within our power to see that nothing divides us in spite of our different political affiliations.”

The presidential aide said that he has been meeting with stakeholders from the region and also the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) to strategies toward bringing lasting peace to the region.

According to him, maintaining the peace goes beyond speaking peace to upholding the values of the Niger Delta and patriotism which are key to the region’s stability. He stated “Let’s not destroy public facilities, for the fact that we are aggrieved in one way or the other should not give us the audacity to bomb oil pipelines.


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