There is a Heavy tension in the ongoing dialogue between the Federal Government and Niger Delta militants through the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF). Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM),
A militant group operating in Niger delta Area ,said they have destroyed another oil pipeline in Delta and threatened to do more.However, a new group, the Niger Delta Defence Corps (NDDC), sworn it would launch many attacks as from tomorrow.
In a statement by its spokesperson Aldo Agbalaja, NDGJM said it brought down the 32-inch Effurun-Otor pipeline in Ughelli area of Delta State late Saturday night.The militants opposed the representatives of the region in PANDEF.
The statement said it did not object to a dialogue between the Federal Government and the region, adding that such dialogue should be held with reliable people from the region.NDGJM said it was collating names from all parts of the region for the dialogue.
The statement read " in furtherance of the Operation Hammurabi Code, our Akuma Strike Team struck had brought down the 32-inch Effurun-Otor delivery line. This is not ending soon; we shall fulfil our promise of uprooting your assets in our land.“We are reiterating our unflinching belief that the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, being coordinated by E. K. Clark, is a joke and, therefore, can never get our support.“
Like we said before, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate is not opposed to a genuine dialogue between the Federal Government and real representatives of the various nations of our region. We are collecting names from the region, those who will sincerely and equitably represent our various peoples.
”The spokesman Egbe, Niger Delta Defence Corps through online messages said its attacks on oil facilities would be carried out simultaneously in Delta and Rivers states.