Deadly! Militant group issues date it would bomb 3rd Mainland Bridge, others

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– A militant group that claimed to have replaced Niger Delta militants vowed to bomb major bridges in the country

– It says the attack will be simultaneous on Saturday, July 2

– It insisted that the only condition is for oil companies to move their headquarters to the Niger Delta

A new militant group, Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta has issued a definite date when it would carry out bombing operations in Bonga Field, Onitsha -Asaba Bridge, Third Mainland Bridge, and other major bridges across the southern of the country.

The group which claimed to have taken over from the Niger Delta Avengers vowed to bomb the mentioned places on Saturday July 2.

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Vanguard reports that in a statement issued by its commander, Olomubini Kakarakokoro popularly known as No Mercy, he said the only reason the threat will not be carried out is if headquarters of major oil companies are moved to the Niger Delta region.

The statement read: “We are bombing Bonga field, Onitsha -Asaba bridge, Third Mainland bridge, and other major bridges across the southern of the country, on Saturday 2nd July,2016.”

“This is not a mere threat. The only way out is for the Federal Government to relocate all headquarters of major oil companies to Niger Delta. They are built with our oil money. They must be moved back to the Niger Delta region.”

“If the federal government fails before the said day, we shall surely carry out the attack. The companies which headquarters we want back now include; Chevron,Agip and Shell which has their headquarters in Lagos.”

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“In addition, the federal government should move all refineries to the Niger Delta. This is without further delay as we shall meet further delay with corresponding colossal damage in the mentioned places on the said date.”

“We wants to tell President Buhari that now that the going is getting tough, the tough has to get going,”

The group had earlier promised to cripple the oil industry across the nine Niger Delta states unless the federal government grants them, “Niger Delta Republic in the next couple of days,”

It warned that “the federal government should as a matter of urgency, withdraw all the military check points from the riverside areas of the Niger Delta, else we shall proceed to match against any baby military formation in the region without further notice.

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