The US Mission to Nigeria has revealed that it is monitoring reports of attacks and other incidents in the Niger Delta.
It added that it shares the concerns of all Nigerians about the recent attacks on oil/gas installations and is in solidarity with the Nigerian government,
This was contained in a press statement signed by the Information Officer, Public Affairs Section, Embassy of the United States of America, in Abuja, on Tuesday.
“The US remains supportive of efforts, including the promotion of dialogue, to address grievances in the Niger Delta,” the statement read.
“We encourage all parties to resolve their disputes through peaceful means and emphasize that human rights of all Nigerians must be protected.
“We continue to call on all Nigerians to persevere in efforts to achieve common goals: to end violence and curb the activities of criminal elements; to establish conditions and mechanisms for profound, positive, and lasting changes in the region; and to provide economic opportunity and needed services for residents of the Niger Delta.”