Avengers Issues ‘Last Warning’ To 7 Nigerian Governors

The Niger Delta Avengers has issued what it called “last warning’ to seven state governors to free pro-Biafran activists being held in police and military custodies in their states.

This is contained in a statement signed by the group’s spokesperson, Mudoch Agbinibo.

The new militant group, which has vowed to bring Nigeria’s oil production to zero, has given 72 hours to the governors to free Biafran agitators.

Some of the governors threatened by the group are Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Willie Obiano of Anambra, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta.

Others are Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, and Rochas Okorocha of Imo State.

“We request the immediate release of all pro-Biafrans activist held in your various Police/Military Custody, you are hereby given 72 hours to release them or risk your convoys, police station, military base and government offices being attacked,” the group stated.

“We are not negotiating with anybody and nobody is representing us.
In 48 hours we will release a video clip showing our arms and the targeted areas.

“All strike team already in position awaiting command.

We are ready for war and we have nothing to lose!!!”

Read What Nigerian Governors Discussed At Presidential Villa

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Wednesday held a meeting at the Presidential Villa in the nation’s capital, Abuja, with the State Chief Executives pledging to continue their Peer Review Mechanism.

In a communique read by the Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari, the governors welcomed their new colleague, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello who joined the meeting after his swearing in.

They also resolved to improve collaboration with the Ministry of Solid Minerals to ensure the exploration of other natural resources in their individual states, as a way of further shifting the nation’s economy away from crude oil sales dependency.

With the peer review mechanism, the governors appraise the performance of each state’s government, with a view to finding better ways of increasing their revenues and performance.

The meeting started at about 9:00pm local time, with 13 governors and three Deputy Governors, including the Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Zamfara State; Abdul’Aziz Yari in attendance.

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Nigerian Governors Hold Meeting On Developmental Issues

Governors from the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum have met on how to find lasting solutions to some developmental issues that are calling for attention in their domain.

The meeting, which was held at the old banquet hall in the Presidential Villa on Tuesday, was said to have been initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari to keep the governors abreast of the goings on in the government departments and agencies, including the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said that the briefings were designed to encourage synergy.

“The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Andrew Yakubu, has given us a very interesting presentation of the reforms that are going on in the NNPC.

” We all have renewed confidence that we would have a national corporation that is run like a business outfit with good corporate governance and transparency that people can see through its operations.

“Having listened to all the presentations, we are very excited that the President is providing the right leadership and the GMD is at home with the issues and he’s dealing with all the impurities and the result is already manifesting,” Oshiomhole said .

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