The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA), has again kicked against the proposed Tuesday meeting of the Pan Niger Delta Elder Forum (PANDEF) in Warri, Delta State, describing the meeting as a threat to the peace in the region.
Security operatives had a few weeks back disrupted a similar meeting of PANDEF at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, citing threat by the ex-militants to stop the meeting and resume bombing of critical infrastructure in the region.
The RNDA, whose members the leader of PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, had always described as ‘ laptop militants’, reiterated the rejection and disbandment of the Clark led group, warning that if the Federal Government allows the meeting to hold, there would be a series of coordinated attacks on oil and gas pipelines.
Led by John-Mark Ezonbi, the group said it arrived at the decision after a meeting held along the creeks of Benin River in Delta state, adding that the aftermath of the proposed Warri event, if allowed to hold, should not be blamed on them. Read more