Navy launches Operation Tsare Teku to end piracy in Niger Delta

By Chido Okafor (Warri) and Karls Tsokar (Abuja)
Sea piracy and other criminalities that threaten maritime activities in Niger Delta may be eradicated soon. This followed yesterday’s launch of operation Tsare Teku, in Warri, Delta State by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas.
The CNS said the task force would rid the nation of pipeline vandalism, armed robbery and other forms of offshore and around-the-waters criminality. He added that the decision to protect shipping, as well as oil and gas installations in Niger Delta was taken at the Naval Headquarters, following a surge in the illegal activities.
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