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Military in pursuit of Bayelsa base attackers

10 August 2015, 08:38Okoro Chinedu

Lagos  – The Nigerian Military has vowed to bring perpetrators of the attack of its location in Bayelsa State to justice.

This past weekend, the Defence Headquarters confirmed the incidence that happened in its location at Nembe Jetty, near Ogolomabiri Community where suspected oil bunkerers carried out an attack.

"The incident is being investigated and the Joint Task Force Operation PULO SHIELD has moved into action to arrest and apprehend the perpetrators of this unpatriotic and callous attacks," Military spokesperson, Colonel Rabe Abubakar, said.

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"The military will deal decisively with anybody or group involved in this and similar acts of attacks or sabotage on the nation’s economy," he added.

The general public in the affected community are advised to go about their normal business activities and solicit their cooperation by given timely information to the military or any other security agencies to avert future re-occurrence of the incident.

"The Defence Headquarters is reiterating its commitment to ensuring the protection of lives and properties of innocent citizens nationwide," added Abubakar. 

- CAJ News


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