The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Movement have called elder statesman, Edwin Clark a fraud while warning residents to vacate homes.
In a report by PM News, the militants on Monday, September 5, 2016 said the ceasefire declared by elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on behalf of militants was “a big fat lie, another charade.”
“This said call and the so-called ceasefire is all a job, just like the Ijaw-dominated, Clark convened Niger Delta stakeholders meeting in Effurun was, they both are meant to justify money they hope to obtain from government," the NDGJM stressed.
The NDGJM further residents to vacate their homes as all marked facilities in the region have been rigged with explosives at strategic points, waiting to be detonated.
In a statement by NDGJM spokesman, Aldo Agbalaja, the group said while it awaits the FG to yield to their demands, they are sending out vacation notices to residents because they do not want them to be casualties in the struggle.
“One more time, we are warning and at the same time appealing to residents around major oil and gas facilities across our region to please evacuate immediately.
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“This warning has become necessary because of the fact that we do not wish any of our people, for whom we have taken up this crusade, to become casualties of our campaign.
“All the marked facilities in all the states have been rigged with explosives at strategic points, waiting to be detonated.
“We are only being slowed down because of the presence of those still living close by. This struggle will only cease when the adversarial Nigerian system yields to reason,” the statement read in part.
This is coming weeks after the elder statesman, Chief Clark had promised to call all warring parties to a town hall meeting to resolve the activities of the militants.