The Nigerian Army said that suspected members of militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) who are allegedly responsible for the attacks on oil pipelines such as the Chevron oil platform which was attacked two weeks ago have been arrested.
The arrest of the suspected masterminds was disclosed in a statement released by the Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. Rabe Abubakar yesterday night.
“This is to confirm the arrest of some suspected members of Niger Delta Avengers. Investigation is currently ongoing. Military will continue to do its best to guard strategic facilities and provide security to lives and property”.
He noted that the military actions is in line with our rule of engagement, adding that the arrested suspects are behind the recent attacks at the Chevron oil facilities.