Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with Niger Delta militants like it has done to Boko Haram insurgents, unless they agree to dialogue, Tribune reports.
He made the remark at a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, on the sidelines of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), in Nairobi, Kenya, at the weekend.
He had previously given the same warning at a meeting with members of the Nigerian community resident in China, during his tour of the country in April.
The president assured existing and prospective foreign investors that their investments in Nigeria would be fully secured and protected.
Meanwhile the Delta Avengers has denied reports that it has nominated nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka to head its dialogue team with the federal government describing it as a lie of the century according to News24.
NDA in a statement Sunday by its spokesperson, “Brig Gen” Mudoch Agbinibo while reiterating its support for the Edwin Clark-led Niger Delta Elders and Stakeholders conference committee to lead the pan Niger Delta negotiations/dialogue team, stated that it is ready for talks whenever the federal government is ready.
- News 24