Abuja - The Police have issued a stern warning to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), warning them that they will face treason charges if they chose to declare Niger Delta a republic.
According to a Naij report, the planned secession is a treasonable offence and will be dealt with as such, should the NDA's plans go forward.
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Donald Awunah, PR Officer for the Force, stated that law and order will be kept throughout the country at any and all costs, warning the militants to instead channel their grievances through legal means available to them.
The NDA on Thursday vowed to declare the Niger Delta region an independent entity on October 1, 2016, with Mudoch Agbinibo, spokesman of the Avengers, maintaining that the Niger Delta no longer wants to be part of Nigeria.
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