Navy Clamps Down On Niger Delta Militants


As part of efforts to eliminates unwholesome activities perpetrated by criminals in the Niger delta region,

The Nigerian navy has arrested a suspected militant Uduak Eti, regarded as one of the top leaders of group called ‘ Bakassi strike force’ BSF.

The suspected militant leader was arrested at his hideout in Calabar by a joint team form Nigerian navy ship ‘victory’ and defence intelligence agency. Also, the patrol team deployed by naval outpost Ikuru arrested four suspected notorious sea robbers who were allegedly responsible for several attacks and robbery incidence in Andoni local government area of rivers state.

In statement, director of information, Nigerian navy, commodore Christian Ezekobe said the arrests bring to the fore the commitment of the force and other security agencies to stamp out the menace of criminal activities in the Niger delta region.

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