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Tompolo: Militants Threaten FG, Vow To Blow Up Petroleum Pipelines

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The aggrieved members of Delta communities who have been sidelined on the issue of the contract awarded to former militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo also known as Tompolo have decided to vent their anger by blowing up oil installations in their domain if they are not included in the pipeline surveillance contract.

Agitators drawn from the oil mining lease (OML 28 and 30) cluster 5 and 6 from different Delta communities of Isoko, Delta State have threatened to bomb oil installations in their domain if they are not included in the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to former militant leader G.

The pipeline protection contract awarded to a company linked to Tompolo and a few other stakeholders in the Niger Delta has been a subject of controversy in recent times.

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Several groups, including community-based youth groups, have been agitating for their inclusiveness in the multi-billion naira deal which promises to fetch Tompolo N4 billion naira monthly.

The latest threat is coming a few weeks after another ex-militant leader Asari Dokubo threatened not to allow Tompolo access to his Kalabari kingdom in Rivers state.

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