Browsing: Illegal refineries

Reacting to what he described as a “catastrophe and a national disaster,” President Buhari said responsibility for the loss of lives and property must squarely lie with the sponsors of the illegal refinery, “who must all be caught and made to face justice.”

In the latest raids conducted against the criminals, the Nigerian Navy patrol team deployed from NNS DELTA discovered and destroyed illegal crude oil refineries set up in Lolomu creek in Gbaramatu Kingdom and Tagola creek all in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State

Lieutenant Colonel Mustapha Anka, the Media Coordinator of the task force, said in a statement in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State that raids in the last 10 days were to uphold its zero tolerance for illegal oil bunkering and criminality in the Niger Delta region