An ex-militant in the Niger-Delta, High Chief AtekeTom has asked those bombing oil pipelines to stop.
Ex-militant leader warns those bombing pipelines to stop
The high chief also condemned the act, referring to it as economic sabotage.
According to Punch, Tom condemned the act, referring to it as economic sabotage.
The ex-militant leader, who spoke through his media aide, Mr. Ifeanyi Ogbonna said “Nobody has right to take the law into his or her hands for whatever reason to cause destruction of government property. The oil installations you destroy today has dire consequences on your tomorrow.
“Poverty is not a guarantee to commit crime. So, hardship is not an excuse to commit crime.”
He also said “This country belongs to all of us and we should not destroy it. We should join hands with the current administration to build a better Nigeria of our dream.”
Another ex-militant leader, Tompolo also denied knowledge of recent bombings, saying people destroying the oil pipelines are trying to implicate him.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba has also condemned the recent attacks on crude oil facilities in the region, by suspected militants.
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