The Bayelsa State Waterways Security Task Force led by an ex-militant leader, Africanus Ukparasia, also known as “Gen. Africa” has nabbed a gang suspected to have been responsible for the August 8 killing of three soldiers at Tombi waterside in Nembe area of the state.
This was disclosed in a statement issued Tuesday in Abuja and signed by Mr Ukparasia.
Although the taskforce was only recently inaugurated, the ex-militant leader said he “has been working behind the scenes to halt pipeline vandalism […]
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has inaugurated a former militant leader, Mr. Africanus Ukparasia, popularly known as General Africa, as the Chairman of the state Waterway Security Taskforce.
The appointment of the ex-militant leader is part of the government’s new strategies to end the cases of militancy, pipeline vandalism, sea piracy, kidnappings and other criminal activities along the waterways and creeks of the state.
At the inauguration, which took place at the DSP Alamieyeseigha Banquet Hall, Yenagoa, Dickson mandated […]
Africanus Ukparasia, popularly called ‘Gen’ Africa, Ex-militant leader has alleged that wanted ex-MEND warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo, created the Niger Delta Avenger group to blackmail government over his cases.
‘Gen’ Africa warned the Federal Government against negotiating with members of the group saying that negotiating with the Avengers is a clear recipe for the emergence of hundreds of armed groups in the creeks of the Niger Delta with the hope of benefiting from criminality.
Ukparasia in a statement alleged that […]