Military Warns Niger Delta Militants Against Further Attacks On Oil FacilitiesFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
By Ganiyu Nasirudeen
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the huge damages being caused to the oil facilities in the Niger Delta region, the Nigerian Military has declared that it will not hesitate to deploy every available resource to deal decisively with any threats to economic lifeline of the nation.
Consequently, Defence headquarters (DHQ) Tuesday specified that the military will employ all available means and measures within its rule of Engagement to crush any individual or group that engages in the destruction of strategic assets and facilities of the government in the Niger Delta or any other location.
The Military in a statement issued late Tuesday vowed that the suspects will stand to regret the consequences of their actions, adding that the whole world has been watching the damages in terms of economic terrorism against the nation, hence why the suspects would be treated as criminals in line with the laws of the land.
“While the military and other security agencies would continue to emplace more proactive measures within the creeks and other places to fish out those responsible for the heinous crime, it will remain focused and assured oil companies and law abiding community members of their safety and protection of their sanctity” the Defence affirmed.
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