The group also threatened to blow up the biggest gas plant in West Africa, the Otorogu Gas Plant located in Delta State.
The group’s statement reads: “My good people of Utorogun community, Otu-Jeremi, Otor-Udu, Iwkrekan, Ekakpamre and all oil and pipeline communities within this region, this is the voice of ULM in collaboration with outgas force.
“It is a secessionist move. The awareness of things happening in our environment is a means to outline our course of action. The awareness is an agitation for economic balance. We have a common enemy, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC and ND Western who hate your progress and wish you die in poverty.”
The new militant group also said it will blow up oil facilities located along the Oil Mining Lease 34.
Daily Post reports that ULM also threatened to blow up the biggest gas plant in West Africa, the Otorogu Gas Plant located in Delta State.
The Niger Delta Avengers claimed that they blew up an NNPC pipeline in Akwa Ibom, today, Thursday, June 16, 2016 by 4:00 am.
The Akwa-Ibom state police commissioner, Murtala Mani has however debunked the militants’ claim, saying the explosion was caused by a leakage.