Nigeria: Suspected Oil Theft Kingpin Arrested in Akwa Ibom

Uyo — The Nigeria Navy has arrested one of the suspected kingpins involved in oil theft or bunkering along the creeks of the oil producing territory of Akwa Ibom State.

Although the identity of the suspect was not disclosed, the Commander of NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi local government area of Akwa Ibom State, Commodore David Adeniran told newsmen that the oil theft would be subjected to further probe.

“We got information that they were dealing with illegal refined product, so we went there and we were able to arrest somebody suspected to be the owner of the product, jetty and seize some products”, he said.


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