Fulani Jihadist threat against Gov Okowa: MEND reacts, threatens fire for fire




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The Movement for the Emancipation and the the Niger () has reacted angrily to the seventy-two-hour ultimatum given to , Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, June 13, by Fulani to withdraw support the ban on grazing they would attack the state. The threat was contained in a letter pasted at several places in Asaba, the state capital, in to Okowa’ role in hosting the recent of Southern Governors that announced a ban on grazing.

In a statement circulated on Monday morning entitled “ TO THE FULANI THREAT TO OKOWA ON GRAZING BAN BY THE SOUTHERN GOVERNORS”, warned of dire consequences if the carry out their threat.

“We respond proportionately ten times whatever you give, the corresponding not be limited to the Delta, may be with your politicians or with your rulers.

We launch three rocket launchers and ballistic missiles at any facility of our choice as a warning in seven  days if you make bold your threats,” said in the statement signed by a with the alias Dragon .

“We don’t make cheap our threats,” the group warned. “We have shutdown the country and we can at anytime shut you down. We are the Niger Delta, We stand for the interest of the Niger Delta and we will not allow any coward threaten us. We fight without running.

“Be warned.”