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October 29, 2004

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Warlord for Sale: Obasanjo Buys Dokubo-Asari's Surrender - 188 Guns Given to Odili
Leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari has surrendered 188 guns to the Niger Delta Disarmament Committee headed by Governor Peter Odili. Though the militant Ijaw leader was present at the handing-over ceremony which took place at the 2 Amphibious Brigade, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt, it was the NDPVF Eastern Region Commander, Mr. Richman Yinbiri, that formally handed over the weapons to Governor Odili. Yinbiri, in a terse statement, yesterday, said: “On behalf of the volunteer people, I formally surrender these 188 guns and ammunition to the committee.” Receiving the weapons, Governor Odili thanked Dokubo -Asari and his team for the arms they returned. Odili said handing over the weapons is a sure way of laying a solid foundation for peace, and pointed out that the government and people of the state will be appreciative of the gesture towards the return of total peace, normalcy and calm to the entire Niger Delta Region. He appealed to the public and those who have information about any arms anywhere in the communities, to come forward and surrender them voluntarily to the committee. Last week, leader of the Niger Delta Vigilante Group, Mr. Ateke Tom turned in about 600 rifles to Odili at the same venue. Speaking with newsmen after the event, Odili said government has declared total war on illegal sale of crude oil along the creeks. He admonished the culprits to realise that it was no longer business as usual. Odili appealed to foreign countries who exchanged arms with crude oil, to the illegal bunkerers, to co-operate with government in the new drive to curb illegal weapons entering into the country.

 

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