June 18, 2024
Army Uncovers Five Reservoirs In Rivers Illegal Refinery
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Army Uncovers Five Reservoirs In Rivers Illegal Refinery

Resolute in the fight against crude oil theft, the Nigerian Army 6 Division, stationed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Wednesday discovered five stolen crude oil reservoirs at a busted illegal refinery in Odagwa, Etche Local Government Area in Rivers State.

During the operation, the team led by the 29 Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Ishaya Manga, representing the General Officer Commanding 6 Division, Jamal Abdusallam, also discovered some crude oil in bulk tied in nylon bags.

Speaking with journalists at the site,  Lieutenant Colonel Ishaya Manga, reiterated the stance of the Nigerian Army against illicit activities plaguing the region.

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He re-echoed the Division’s unwavering commitment to eradicating illegal bunkering operations within its jurisdiction.

This recent operation marks the third successful raid conducted in 2024 within Odagwa community alone reflecting the army’s commitment to the fight against oil theft in the country.

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