The splinter group in the statement by its spokesperson, Cynthia Whyte had on Saturday released a list of people it alleged where sponsors of militants in the rich oil region.
Others are “Olisa Metuh, an ex-spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Oyege Nimi Brown, VIP Timothy, Joshua, VIP Timothy Joshua, Joshua Macaiver Paul Bebenimibo, Udengs Eradiri, Kimi Angozi 15. Patrick Akpobolokemi, Edwin K. Clark, Tony Uranta, Daniel Alabrah and Annkio Briggs.”
But Jonathan who is in Zambia as an election observer ahead of the nation’s next week poll, described the list released by Whyte as malicious.
He maintained that the names of those listed as alleged sponsors and supporters of NDA suggested a political agenda informed the composition of the list.
On if he was approached by President Muhammadu Buhari to broker peace between the Federal Government and agitators in the region, the former President said he had received no formal request from his successor.
He, however, stated that Ijaw leader and elder statesman, Edwin Clark, was working informally to help restore stability in the area.