Benin City - The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-south has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of sponsoring the new militant group bombing oil and gas installations in the country, the Niger Delta Avengers, reports Premium Times.
The party made the allegation at the end of a meeting held in Benin City, Edo State.
APC described the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta region as a ploy to frustrate and derail President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The party according to The Nation also faulted the inclusion of the Niger Delta region in the “imaginary State of Biafra”.
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The party, which described the inclusion as “dubious”, said, “Niger Delta is not, cannot and will never be part of Biafra”.
The party also commended President Buhari and the APC-led federal government for the courage to commence the clean-up of Ogoniland and other parts of Niger Delta.
- News 24