Sabotage: Troops destroy 167 illegal Oil Refineries in Niger Delta, nabs 18 suspects — DHQ

Vanguard.

Troops of Operation Dakatar Da Barawo and Operation Delta Safe both fighting against economic sabotage and oil thievery in the Niger Delta, have discovered a combined 167 illegal refineries and destroyed them while 18 criminal suspects were arrested.

Also discovered were 59 Ovens, 9 Wooden Cotonou boats, 156 Storage tanks, 67 metal storage tanks, 12 dug-out pits while troops also recovered 6 pumping machines, 5 trucks, 2 outboard engines, 2 weapons, 1 Yamaha engine, 1 generator, and 3 pumping machines.

Troops also recovered a total of 2,82million (2, 828, 500.00) litres of stolen crude oil, as well as a total of 2.42million (2, 425, 300. 00) litres of AGO, and 20, 000 litres of Kerosene.

“Between 1 – 14 May 2022 a total of 1,627 Boko Haram Terrorists and their families surrendered to own troops at different locations. They comprise of 331 Men, 441 women and 855 children. As at 16 May 2022 a total of 53,262 have so far surrendered.

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