TENSI0N!! We Don’t Know If Government Tompolo Is Dead Or Alive, We Are Here To Do Our Job
The spokesperson for the Defence headquarters, Brigadier-General Rabe Abubakar said they army does not know if Tompolo is dead or alive
He said the armed forces was committed to securing lives and property in the Niger Delta region
Brigadier-General Rabe Abubakar, director of information, Defense Headquarters has debunked claims that the Nigerian army was against communities in the Niger Delta region.
He said such insinuations were coming from those are not happy with their presence in the region because they feel it will obstruct their illegal operations, Daily Post reports.
“We are here to provide, maintain security and create the enabling environment in line with the constitution which is our mandate,” he said. Abubakar said he had no knowledge of whether ex-militant leader, High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, Alias Tompolo is dead or alive.
“I don’t know if Tompolo is dead or alive but all I know is that the Armed Forces and other security agencies are ready to mitigate the various security challenges in the Niger Delta Region,” he said.
The defence spokesman promised that the armed forces will continue to provide and maintain security in the area.
He urged the media practitioners and other stakeholders in the Niger Delta region to work with the armed forces to move the nation forward.
Two days ago, the Defence Headquarters declared that the terrorist group Boko Haram, is gone forever, having been wiped out from the Sambisa forest and operations were on by the military to rescue the remaining Chibok girls.