In Bayelsa Troops arrest militant allegedly behind Agip pipeline bombing

The Agip pipeline facility located in Gbobokiri, Brass area of Bayelsa was bombed by suspected militants on January 28, 2016.

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Members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (Civilian JTF) play

Members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (Civilian JTF)

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The Niger Delta Joint Task Force (JTF) also known as Operation Pulo Shield, has announced the arrest of the leader of the militants that bombed the Agip pipeline in Bayelsa state.

A statement issued by the Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, Col. Ado Isa, on behalf of the commander, Maj. Gen. Alani Okunlola, said the suspect, Prince Alvin Cockman Oyegun, aka Commander Abula was arrested in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

The JTF commander while calling on members of the public to help his team with relevant information, warned all pipeline vandals to desist from their illicit act.

You will recall that a middle-aged man, Bukar Abacha, suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect has been apprehended in Sapele , Delta, by officers of the 19 Battalion of Nigerian Army.

Governor  Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state also issued a warning to kidnappers and pipeline vandals, asking them to desist from their illegal act.

Punch reports that the Agip pipeline facility located in Gbobokiri, Brass area of Bayelsa was bombed by suspected militants on January 28, 2016.

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