Rivers - 78 illegal refineries have been destroyed in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy according to National Mirror.
Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas stated this while addressing officers and ratings at the Nigeria Navy Ship, (NNS) Pathfinder, Port Harcourt, during his maiden tour of Naval formations in the state.
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He said the destruction of the illegal refineries which commenced June 15 is still onging, even as the operations were carried out in Onne axis, Bolo, Alakiri, Cartharwn channels, Bille in Port Harcourt and Bonny areas.
He also warned that any naval personnel indicted in illegal oil bunkering would be treated as an economic saboteur and sanctioned appropriately.
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- News 24