Abuja - The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have reportedly given state governors an ultimatum to free pro-Biafra activists who remain detained in police and military cells.
According to The Sun, the militants threatened that the governors faced dire consequence if they refused to meet their demand.
The affected governors included Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Willie Obiano (Anambra), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Rochas Okorocha (Imo) and Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia state).
This came as reports on Monday indicated that the group, which had claimed responsibility for multiple attacks on oil and gas installations across the Niger Delta, had indicated its willingness to engage the Nigerian government in dialogue.
According to Premium Times, it was the first time that the group had shown interest discussing with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
- News24 Nigeria