The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof Ben Nwabueze, has described as provocative, the statement made by President
Muhammadu Buhari against Niger Delta militants. Mr President recently revealed the readiness of the Federal might to crush Niger Delta militants the same way Boko Haram terrorist group are been crushed, if the militants fell to embrace peace.
Reacting to the statement, Prof Nwabueze said Buhari’s word is uncalled for, especially at this moment that most of the militant groups are ready to embrace dialogue.
He maintained that Nigeria’s economic wellbeing rest on
the shoulders of the Niger Delta people, as such mlitants should be handled with soft hand. Read Also: War Looms As Buhari Make Shocking Statement Over Niger Delta/Biafra Agitators “You don’t say such a thing. We are not even sure he has crushed Boko Haram; they are still operating. You