Buratai also said that the Federal
Government’s attempts to make peace with
the militants should not be mistaken for
The army chief made the comment while
speaking with journalists during the
commissioning of the new Administrative
Block of the 2 Brigade in Port Harcourt, Daily
“We are committed to the dialogue with the
Niger-Delta Avengers but in a situation
whereby peace cannot go on, we could resort
to the kinetic means. But the non-kinetic
means will be sought before government can
use the kinetic means,” Buratai, who
was represented by the General Commanding
Officer of the 82 Division, Major-General
Ibrahim Attahiru, said.
“So, there is the need for the Niger Delta
Avengers to see reasons and dialogue with
government,” he added.
The avengers have frequently denied being in
peace talks with the government.
General Tukur Buratai has said that the army would not hesitate to use force against militants in the Niger Delta