The Nigerian Navy has recorded another landmark success in the fight against oil bunkering in the Niger Delta area in line with the Federal Government stance on Zero tolerance for corruption and oil bunkering.
In 2 different successful operations, the Nigerian Navy personnel on patrol in NNS PATHFINDER accosted 2 Cotonou boats loaded with suspected illegally refined AGO at Onne anchorage.
In another operation criminal elements attempt to vandalize and siphon oil product from one of the arrested vessels was foiled by the Nigerian Navy personnel in FOB FORMOSO.
Similarly a patrol team of NNS DELTA has recorded another operational success as 4 illegal refinery sites were destroyed with about 30 metric tones of illegally refined AGO and 3 Cotonou boats carrying about 40 metric tones of suspected stolen crude oil. 5 suspects and 40HP outboard engine were also arrested,while 2 pumping machine recovered.
In view of the importance of this operation in the economic prosperity of the nation, you are please requested to disseminate this information for the awareness of the general public.