Nigerian Navy Destroys 6 Illegal Refineries

No arrests mentioned in reports.

Nigerian Navy Destroys 6 Illegal Refineries Operated By Oil Thieves In S’South Bayelsa

The Central Naval Command in Yenagoa has raided six illegal refineries, operated by suspected oil thieves at Bilabiri Community in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some two million liters of illegally refined diesel and over one million substances suspected to be crude were seized during the raid.

Speaking shortly after the seizure, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Rear Adm. Apochi Suleiman, said the illegal camps were discovered on Wednesday through intelligence gathering.

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