Delta community denies knowledge of militant suspect

OROGUN community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State has refuted claims that members of the dreadful militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), hail from the community.

The community also denied a self-styled militant leader, simply identified as Ogheneghochuko, who claimed to be from Orogun community.

Ogheneghochuko, had in a video that went viral on social media on July 7, threatened to kill President Muhammadu Buhari, his family and governors of the South East region if detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOD), Nnamdi Kanu, was not released by July ending.

The impostor, in the 8.55 minutes video, used derogatory words against the President and threatened to unleash violence against the state and solicited for youths in the South Eastto join any of his group closer to them.

President General of Orogun community, Chief Josiah Ntekume, while speaking with journalists in Warri on Saturday, said the self-acclaimed militant, who claims to be leader of Biafra Avengers 2, was not from the community.