Militants under the auspices of Unyekisong Akwa Ibom, have asked all multinational oil companies operating in the state to vacate with immediate effect.
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The armed group said the vacation notice is prompted by the “unwholesome atrocities “committed by the oil companies in oil producing communities, according to Daily Trust.
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In a statement signed by the leader and the assistant leader of the group, general Dede Udofia and major Ibanga Ekang, and made available to journalists in Uyo, the state capital, the militant group stated that ExxonMobil, Savannah Petroleum and other oil companies have failed in their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) among other things, and should relocate from their operational bases in the state.