In a terrible surprise, but an important discovery, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers mentioned the names of 19 oil fans on a broadcast on Sunday January 9th Bunkering in the state.
Among those indicted by the governor is Temple Amakiri, a director at the Department of Energy, for aiding and abetting bunkering activities, Channels TV reports / p>
The governor has also asked the Rivers State Chief of Service to petition Amakiri and hand him over to the police for investigation and prosecution, The Cable added.
< p class = "align-left"> In his nationwide broadcast on Sunday, Wike referred to the suspects as the “king pins of bunkering and illegal crude oil refining”.
He named the suspects Persons as follows:
- Azubike Amadi, OSPAC commander, Ogbogoro community
- India, Rumuolumeni community
- Okey, who is responsible for the oil bunker in Rumupareli
- Amadi Gift of the Ogbogoro community
- Azeruowa from the Ogbogoro community
- Kingsley Egbula, also from the Ogbogoro community
- Kemkom Azubike
- Mezu Wabali
- Chigozi Amadi
- Opurum Owhondah,
- Bakasi Obodo,
- Galaxi Mas,
- Chioma, < / li>
- Chefo, and
In addition to assuring residents that his administration is getting rid of the soot caused by illegal activities across the state, he also stated that suspects in other parts of rivers such as Okrika parish, Port Harcourt parish, Senate districts Rivers South-East and Rivers South-West are fished out and their names published for public identification.
Governor Wike urged the public to The duty to report the names of criminals involved in the crime to state and local government task forces.
While Nigeria is struggling to produce enough oil, vandals are expanding their operations the limited supply
Meanwhile, a report by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had recorded 151 incidents of vandalism in pipelines in the first three months of 2021.
During the three-month period under review, the highest number of vandalism reports with 70 pipeline points were made in March 2021.
The incidents occurred in the Mosimi areas , Kaduna and Port Harcourt.
For a breakdown of the incidents, the Mosimi Summit shows the list of areas hardest hit by pipeline vandals in the first quarter of 2021, at 45 Percent.