Goodluck jonathan gave a comment to a correspondent of Sahara Reporters in Zambia. This became necessary as a splinter group, The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA), released a list of militants’ sponsors on Saturday, August 6.
The list by Cynthia Whyte, a spokesperson for the breakaway group, included The ex-president dismissed the list above, promised to release a formal statement soon.
He noted that he had no connections with the NDA. Jonathan added he would not trade words with someone called “Cynthia Whyte”.
An anonymous source close to the former Nigerian leader backed his stance: “If former President Jonathan wanted chaos in Nigeria and the Niger Delta, he would have refused to concede the election to General Buhari and the APC,” the person said.
The “Avengers” have claimed responsibility for multiple bombings and acts of vandalism on pipelines and oil facilities in Nigeria starting from the end of May 2016.