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Defence Headquarters takes the war to vandals in Niger Delta

20 January 2016, 08:55Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja -? The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has issued a stern warning to culprits amid rampant vandalism of oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta.

The Defence expressed dismay at the "unpatriotic attacks on the nation’s economic lifeline."

?"The recent attacks on an oil facility in Delta state is a pointer to this direction," said ?Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, Acting Director Defence Information, said.

He said for the avoidance of doubt, the DHQ warned these criminal elements to desist from these unwholesome act of economic sabotage in the Niger Delta region for the overall benefits of the country.

?"Consequently, any individual or group of persons who engage in any act of sabotage to the nation’s strategic assets will face the full weight of the law," said Abubakar.

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He said the military and other security agencies would ensure total protection of such facilities in line with our constitutional mandate.

?"The security of the strategic assets and any other facilities is a collective responsibilities of every patriotic and law abiding citizen especially the locals close to such valuable infrastructure."

The DHQ urged all to cooperate with the military and other security agencies and report suspected individuals or groups for prompt action.

?Abubakar said the DHQ would continue to maintain a peaceful environment for economic activities to thrive while requesting law abiding citizens to go about their legitimate businesses.

- CAJ News


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