‘Why I Supported MASSOB, Niger Delta Avengers, Asari Dokubo In the Past’ – Buhari’s Minister, Keyamo

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Minister of State for Labour and , Festus has opened up on he supported Niger Delta , Asari Dokubo and groups like Niger Delta Avengers and MASSOB past.

He said it not because he believed Nigeria’s breakup, but because he believed right .

stated this while speaking on an NTA flagship titled, ‘One-on-One’.

He said, “No one can stand before me and tell me about human rights. I have seen everything. I represented almost all separatist groups this country like MASSOB, Niger Delta Volunteers Force, the Niger Delta Avengers.

“I represented all of them in court. When Asari Dokubo arrested, when he calling for a division at that , I did not support the division, of course, let me be clear. I only talking about the right .”

In January 2003, was designated a prisoner of conscience by , because of his activities as the of Movement for the Actualisation of the Republic of the Niger Delta.