Abuja - The Federal Government are looking to deploy war tested soldiers from the North-East to the Niger Delta region, as it looks to curb the violence posed by the Niger Delta Avengers, Naij reports.
The soldiers will be integrated into the newly formed Operation Delta Safe, with its objective to curb any threat posed by the militants.
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FG will also announce its position as regards to the demands set out by the militants.
News24 Nigeria previously reported that the demands made by the militants to not lift crude oil were highly unreasonable as petroleum was the bedrock of the economy.
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson said that dialogue remains the only solution to the crisis in the Niger Delta region, with the Minister of of Petroleum Resources stating that employment opportunities would also ease tensions.
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- News24 Nigeria