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President vows to deal with Niger Delta militants

Buhari made the threat on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, while speaking with Nigerians resident in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with militants whose actions have led to insecurity in the Niger Delta.

Buhari made the threat on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, while speaking with Nigerians resident in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The president’s comments were contained in a statement released by his media aide, Garba Shehu.

“The oil thieves and abductors are a less problematic target. We will re-organise and deal with them,” Buhari was quoted as saying after a previous comment on the Boko Haram insurgency.

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Buhari also said that the war against terrorism can only be won with the collective effort and commitment of everyone.

The president was in the UAE to attend the World Future Energy Summit.

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