Nigeria and Cameroon have resumed drilling at the maritime border of Bakassi Peninsula, this is coming two weeks of armed battle between Joint Border Forces and a pro Biafra militant wing Black Marine, a group said to be working for the Biafra Nations League, BnL.
Nigeria Navy have been deployed with heavy gunboats as well as Cameroon’s Rapid d’intervention Battalions (BIR) to secure workers at drilling site.
Witnesses said Vessels are gradually entering, “about two vessels came from Nigerian side yesterday”, they confirmed that Exxon Mobil and Shell have resumed operation.
Black Marine have retreated in the town paving way for BIR to takeover areas under their control. In Abana, a residential quarters of oil workers have been under Black Marine control for the past three weeks, forcing oil workers to flee, the BIR on Sunday recaptured the quarters, blocking all entering points in Isangele subdivision, Idabato subdivision and Kumbo Abedimo subdivision, these areas are part of areas the BnL claim as part of Biafrans territory.
Nnamdi Kanu’s case is drawing closer when his supporters are retreating from battlefield.