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Niger Delta Violence JTF releases arrested Chevron staff

Spokesman of Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri South-West, Godspower Gbenekama said that the suspects were released on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

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The Joint Task Force (JTF) of the Nigerian military in the Niger Delta has released five staff of Chevron Nigeria Limited who were arrested over the attacks on oil installations in the region.

Spokesman of Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri South-West, Godspower Gbenekama told The Cable that the suspects were released on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

“The 19th Battalion of the Nigerian army, Koko, released the youth on Wednesday night,” he said.

“Chevron and our community leaders confirmed to the military that the boys were chevron surveillance workers under the Pipeline and Facility Surveillance Programme,” he added.

The staff have been identified as Kelvin Mordi, Samuel Emiko, Henry Arogboritse, Isaac Edemde, and Alfred Timede.

Meanwhile, the attacks have been claimed by militant group, Niger Delta Avengers.

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