Metro Nigerian Navy Uncovers Illegal Oil Sites in Rivers State



The Nigeria Navy recorded a breakthrough in its undercover operations when it uncovered a major illegal oil bunkering site at an abandoned warehouse in Ogbogoro area of Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State a suburb of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital.

According to the Commandant of the Nigeria Navy Ship NNS Pathfinder in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital, Commodore Sanusi Ibrahim who led journalists to the illegal site on Thursday said five persons including an engine repairer were arrested at the scene and over five hundred drums loaded with illegally refined petroleum products were seen at the site..


He said” NNS Pathfinder operations is geared towards achieving the mandate of the Chief of Naval Staff strategic guidance and zero tolerance for Crude oil theft and other activities within the Niger Delta this raid will continue until we reduce it to the barest minimum.”

Source: PM News