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JTF To MEND: Don't Try Your Threat by unikazzy(m): 6:31pm On Apr 04, 2013
JTF to MEND: Don’t try it

The Joint Task Force (JTF), in the Niger Delta codenamed Operation Pulo (oil) Shield, has a piece of advice for the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on its latest threat.

It urged members of the group yesterday to have a rethink on their plan to resume hostilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta over the 24-year jail term slammed on their leader, Mr Henry Okah, in South Africa.

Okah was convicted on a three-count charge bothering on terrorism, including his involvement in the 2010 Independent Day twin-bomb explosions that rocked the Eagle Square, Abuja.

The JTF warned the “threatening gang” that its men had been adequately mobilised to tackle any upheaval.

JTF spokesman Lt.-Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, who reacted to the MEND’s threat to resume an indefinite hostility tomorrow, said there was no justification for arms struggle in a free environment.

MEND had in an online statement by its spokesman, Jomo Gbomo, announced a plan to begin attacks, codenamed: “Hurricane Exodus”, beginning from tomorrow.

Lt.-Col. Nwachukwu, in a statement yesterday said: “Operation Pulo Shield has got wind of the threat, prior to the issuance of the statement today (yesterday) by some persons parading themselves as MEND.

“Niger Deltans are not in any bondage and, therefore, do not require armed struggle or emancipation, as claimed by this threatening gang.

“What Niger Deltans are in a dire need of now is peace for sustainable development, having emerged from the dark days of turbulence in the region. Informed by this development, we have effected some redeployment, to tackle any upheaval.

“This set of people is advised to toe the path of law and order in addressing whatever grievance they have and to desist from any action that will upset the peace and development of the Niger Delta.”

The JTF urged the “good and peace-loving” people of Niger Delta to dissociate themselves, their communities and leadership from the “unwholesome” portrayed by MEND.

Re: JTF To MEND: Don't Try Your Threat by phantom(m): 7:37pm On Apr 04, 2013
Siddon look laugh na im i dey.
Re: JTF To MEND: Don't Try Your Threat by agriboom: 11:15pm On Apr 04, 2013
dis people no go pity der broda/our oga at d top?

una wan give am heart attack ni?

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