Waging war against Niger Delta Avengers will lead to more destruction – Dickson warns

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– Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has urged the federal government not to engage in combative means as a way of ending the threats posed by the Niger Delta Avengers in the Niger Delta region

– The South-south region governor said sitting at a round table for discussion is the only way out of the tension

– The governor made this call during an event hosted by his Ekiti state counterpart, Governor Ayodele Fayose

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has called for a discourse as a means of ending the continuous chaos in the Niger Delta region.

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Dickson said fighting the militant groups, will only worsen the already tensed atmosphere in the oil-rich region.

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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state

The Niger Delta Avengers, a body of various militant groups have gone into war with the federal government, in which they have been destroying national assets, as well as causing huge monetary losses that run into billions of naira, with massive reduction in the production of crude oil, thereby leading to a drop in the output of oil production to 50% from its original capacity.

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Vanguard reports that Governor Dickson gave the pieces of advice over the weekend at the Ekiti State University (EKSU)’s 21st Convocation ceremony where he was awarded a Doctorate Degree in Public Administration based on his sterling leadership qualities.

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Niger Delta Avengers in the creeks

The Bayelsa governor emphasised that the only viable solution to the Niger Delta violence is dialogue.

Likewise, Major Osama Blatter, spokesperson for the Niger Delta Sea Commados (NDSC) said in a statement that: “As members of the Sea Commandos, we cannot take Buhari’s plea serious as we are running out of patience. The issue is when he will start his dialogue.”

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