Vanguard (Lagos)

27 January 2013

Nigeria: We're Not Militants, Delta Community Insists

The people of Louteyebiri Community have denied publication in a national newspaper referring to them as militants and illegal occupants of NPA, Warri Urban Area, Delta State.

In a statement, Chairman of the community, Mr. Bossman Azazi, condemned the claim, adding that the demand for compensation to Ogbori community was uncalled for as they were not affected by the demolition.

He said: "We are not militants, we are peace loving citizens of Ogbe-Ijoh in Delta State. We are not talking about land but the destruction of property worth over N800 million in our community."

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