7 November 2017

Nigeria: Oil Theft - NAF Destroys Barges At Adokiakiri in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed some oil barges, containing stolen oil products, at Adokiakiri community in the Niger Delta.

The illegal oil barges and storage facilities were spotted by the NAF EC-135 Helicopter during an armed reconnaissance mission on 5 November, 2017, Air Force spokesman Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya said.

In a statement on Tuesday he explained that all the barges were destroyed.

He said the NAF remains resolute in making oil theft and illegal bunkering unprofitable.

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