JTF Arrests 2 Oil Vessels, 2 Barges Over Illegal Lifting Of Crude

Authorities of the Joint Military Task Force(JTF) code named Operation Pulo Shield yesterday intercepted two oil vessels and barges along the Akassa Waterways of   Otokolomobio near Oloma and Bonny Island of Bayelsa and Rivers States.

Also raided were 23 illegal refineries located along the Ughoton River in Okpe and Saghara pipeline inlet channels of Warri South local government area of Delta State.

The JTF in a statement issued yesterday in Yenagoa by the head of the Joint Media Centre, Lt.col., Onyenma Nwachukwu, said the oil vessels identified as MT Sophia and MT EVEREST 1 were intercepted while carrying out illegal oil bunkering activities in the region. Read more

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