Rivers - The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s explosion at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) jetty, Okrika, Rivers State, Saharareporters reports.
In a statement, MEND said the explosion was part of its Operation ‘Hurricane Exodus” aimed at sabotaging oil installations in the Niger Delta region.
The statement reads: “The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) takes responsibility for the sabotage on Sunday, May 18, 2014 , of the NNPC Refinery Jetty pipelines in Okrika, Rivers State of Nigeria.
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