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Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) warned freday that it should not be linked with any criminal activities in any part of the country.
The group, which has been claiming responsibilities for bombings of oil facilities in the Niger delta, however advised the press not to quote it out of context.
According to a statement signed by its Spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo “The Nigeria press community should not misquote the NDA on our statement on the Nigeria military killing innocent civilians in Arepo, Ogun State”, it stated in response to its last Thursday release condemning the military onslaught in Lagos and Ogun states.
It stated that NDA only bemoaned and condemned the reckless war game that the military was embarking upon with the lives and property of defenseless law abiding citizens in those communities while the criminals have fled the area.
“We should not be linked to activities of criminals and illegal bunkering going on in any part of the country that the Nigeria security agencies are the main benefactors and collaborators.
“The military should not use such contrived video clips to justify their killings and destruction of property of defenseless citizens in Ogun State.
That we cannot be intimidated by these video clips of propaganda and drones”, the militant group maintained.
It stated further “The press and the general public should not quote us out of context; we only expressed our concern on the bombing by the government when the criminals have already fled the crime scene which amount to the death of innocent citizens in Arepo.
“So the military should stop justification of extra judicial killings. That is our position”, it added.