Nigerian Navy parades oil thieves

Further success for Navy.

Navy parades oil thieves, rescued foreigners

Written by Bolaji Ogundele

As part of its continued efforts to combat the menace of crude oil theft in the Niger Delta swamps, the Nigerian Navy has handed two suspected oil thieves recently arrested over to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Warri for prosecution.

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, under the watch of its new Commander, Commodore Aliyu Sule, had recently arrested two suspected oil thieves, namely Braye Ogoba and Ikiere Benjamin, around Odimodi community, in the Forcados area, Burutu council area of Delta state.

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) the Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral Stanley Ogoigbe, who spoke during the parade of the suspects and their handing over also handed two foreigners of Sao Tome and Principe nationality, who were rescued while adrift and stranded in the Agbami deep offshore oil field area, over to officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).

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Source: thenationonlineng.net

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