The dreadful Niger Delta region based militant group NIGER Delta Avengers today has described as baseless, untrue, misleading and diversionary reports making round that it participated in a closed-door meeting with the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachukwu last Wednesday in Asaba, Delta Sate
Niger Delta Avengers in a tweet debunked the allegation and the online report linking it with a purported meeting with Kachukwu saying that no dialogue held between any of its members and the Minister of State for Petroleum or even with anybody referring the claim as ‘political jobber’
Our Investigation revealed that Kachukwu only met with Youth Leaders, Leaders of Thoughts and other stakeholders from the Niger Delta axis. Those that allegedly attended the meeting were Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, Chief Boro Opudu, Mofe Pirah, David Tonwe, Chief Godspower Gbenekama, Chief Daniel Ekpebide.
Others were Chief Ayiri Emami, Chief Michael Jonny.
The discussion allegedly centered on the recent bombings and destruction of oil pipelines, the renewed restiveness in the region, the environmental impact of the agitation and the need to restore peace and order in the troubled region.
The meeting was said to have ended with a pledge by all the stakeholders to go back home to preach the need for restoration of peace and order within the region.
Governor Okowa was asked to set up reconciliation committee to amicably resolve all the causes of the agitations.
All the leaders and stakeholders declined comments to the media after the meeting