‘External forces behind Niger Delta Avengers’

‘External forces behind Niger Delta Avengers’

The immediate past President, Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, Mr. Udengs Eradiri, has revealed that some external forces are behind the activities of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers.

Eradiri claimed that the Federal Government was aware of the whole scheme.

He faulted the government’s handling of the agitations of the militant group, saying that agitations in the region arose from long years of underdevelopment, neglect, lack of equity, insincerity, among other challenges.

Eradiri said though he did not believe in violent agitation, he supported the agitation by the Avengers, rationalising that agitation was the only language the government understood in this country.

He said to solve the agitations in the region, the government had to show more commitment and seriousness in addressing the causes of agitations.

Eradiri stated, ”The government is not serious. All they want to do is blackmail some persons politically and dent people’s images.  I am from this area and I know how it works. All I want is for everything to hear better.”

 

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