Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been criticized by the Delta Volunteers, Niger Delta Peoples Liberation Movement, and Bakassi Freedom Fighters saying that militants were fighting for their pockets, the Punch reports.
Vice president while delivering a lecture at Elizade University in Ondo state had accused the militants of being partly responsible for the economic woes of the country.
The militant groups told the vice president that he should have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to address the injustice in the Niger Delta.
The militant groups in a statement also lambasted Buhari for saying that Nigeria’s unity was not negotiable.
They added that the people of the Niger Delta were tired of one Nigeria filled with injustice, marginalisation and oppression minority ethnic groups.
The group as a result, vowed to resume attacks against oil companies operating in the region and they urged oil unions to withdraw their members from rigs and platforms for their safety during the period.
Meanwhile the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have attacked another crude oil export pipeline.
Brig.Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, the spokesperson of the group informed about this in a statement made available to NAIJ.com. The NDA said: “At about 7:30pm the Niger Delta Avengers blow up ExxonMobile Qua Iboe 48″ crude oil export pipeline. When will these International Oil companies (IOC) learn to listen. We (Niger Delta Avengers) said no export.”