This is to inform the general public that the NSCDC has nothing to do with the said attack on innocent victims around 1700hrs of yesterday, 30th May 2021.
The said attack which led to 5 persons sustaining severe injuries, one still missing leaving one dead at Angulu-Ama Creek in Asari Toru LGA of the state,
was launched by unknown gunmen, some who were said to be dressed in suspected NSCDC Uniform, boarded in 3 boats, (200 horsepower) opened fire at innocent citizens of the area.
Contrary to the accusations from some quarters that the attackers were Civil Defence Personnel, the Command hereby declare that it is not true as it does not owe nor have any boat with such capacity engine nor has it carried out surveillance operations along that area for some time now.
The attack which has got no link to the NSCDC. Therefore the general public are hereby advised to disregard such insinuations and claims and to see it as misleading and untrue.
Assistant Commandant OGUNTUASE Michael
For the State Commandant
NSCDC Rivers Command.