NIGERIAN NAVY RECOVERS PETROLEUM FROM BUNKERS

NIGERIAN NAVY RECOVERS PETROLEUM FROM BUNKERS

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NIGERIAN NAVY RECOVERS PETROLEUM FROM BUNKERS

– Nigeria Navy ship recovers 700 liters of petroleum

– The commodity was seen at Ogbogoro, River state of Nigeria

NIGERIAN NAVY RECOVERS PETROLEUM FROM BUNKERS

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The 700 liters of fuel recovered by the Nigeria Navy Ship

While Nigerians are currently suffering from little or no petroleum in various gas stations across the country, a warehouse was seen in River State with over 700 liters of petroleum.

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.

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.

According to PM News, Commodore Sanusi Ibrahim represented by the Base Operation Officer, Lieutenant Commodore Sunday Katuka Haruna said over five hundred drums loaded with illegally refined petroleum products were seen at the site.

He said” Nigeria Navy 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.”

NIGERIAN NAVY RECOVERS PETROLEUM FROM BUNKERS

He said the the illegal containers had been arranged in each compartment and each compartment contained 100 drums, and we have over 20 compartments and each of theses drums contains about 350 litres of illegally refined AGO(diesel).” The seizure is the equivalent of 22 tankers of 33,000 liters.

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The Commander Pathfinder Commodore Sanusi Ibrahim called on the public to continue to provide the Navy and other security agencies with timely information to enable it rid the country of oil thieves and pipeline vandals.

Over two hundred polythene bags and a wooden Contonou boats were loaded with illegally refined oil at the Ogbogoro illegal oil site.

All the impounded commodities are currently with the Navy.

NIGERIAN NAVY RECOVERS PETROLEUM FROM BUNKERS