FG planning regional force to end Niger Delta militancy

The federal government is building regional and global security alliance against the resurgent Niger Delta militants in the form of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) countries-led Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against Boko Haram in the North-east.

This was disclosed yesterday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, during the media briefing at naval headquarters, Abuja, to mark the Nigerian Navy (NN) Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Ibas who was represented by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Rear Admiral Jacob Ajani, said tackling the ongoing bombing of oil facilities and pipelines in the Niger Delta, requires a holistic approach and combined force from all the security and intelligence agencies.

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Via: https://www.today.ng/