‘Militancy, vandalism in Niger Delta to end soon’
The National Coordinator of the Niger Delta Riverine Protection Programme (NDRPP) Mr. Tikari Danjuma has assured Nigerians, particularly stakeholders in the area that arms would be recovered from militants and illegal oil bunkering as well as unauthorised marine patrols would soon end.
Speaking in Bomadi, Delta State, during a reception organized by stakeholders and youths of the nine Niger Delta States to honour him on his appointment as NDRPP National Coordinator by President Muhammadu Buhari, the son of Lt. General Theophilus Y. Danjuma appealed to militants to surrender their arms and join hands in championing peace and meaningful development in the region.
He said that Buhari was doing everything possible to find lasting peace, execute developmental projects as well as create employment for youths in the Niger Delta and engage leaders and youths in the region through continuous dialogue.
The Director of Operations and Communication, NDRPP, Mr. Ebegha Tarelayefa, explained that the programme was ready to partner the relevant security agencies in their quest to achieve their goals, just as he expressed optimism that the inauguration of NDRPP would bring about the much needed peace and development in the Niger Delta.
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