Nigerian government claims activities of Niger Delta militant group, Avengers is being sponsored by the wife of the immediate past president, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
while reacting to the demolition of Patience Jonathan’s building, President Mohammedu Buhari Personal Assistant on Social Media, Onochie Lauretta, on series of tweets said Patience could be the sponsor of Niger Delta Avengers.
The presidency on Thursday alleged that wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, Patience could be the one behind the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA.
Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, made the claim while reacting to the demolition of Mrs. Jonathan’s property in Abuja and NDA’s immediate threat to resume hostilities.
She argued why the separatist group which has been silent decided to resume hostilities few hours after the property of Mrs. Jonathan was demolished.
Onochie wrote: “CO-INCIDENCE?
“A property being developed by Mrs. Patience Jonathan WITHOUT the required permit from FCDA was demolished, as is the custom across the world
“Within hours, Niger Delta Avengers threatened to resume hostilities to blow up pipelines
“Who owns the Niger Delta Avengers?”
Recall that the Federal Capital Development Control Department, FCDA, had demolished a property allegedly belonging to the former First Lady, on Tuesday.
The building is situated on Shehu Yar’Adua Way, along Mabushi–Kado–Life Camp Expressway, Abuja.