Troops Seize Barge Laden With 200,000 Litres Of Stolen Crude Oil
By Igoniko Oduma
Yenagoa – Troops of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta code-named Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) have carried out a joint operation in Bayelsa State, seizing a tugboat named ‘Aya Oba Olori II’ and a barge, ‘Rampage 13’, loaded with over 200,000 litres of substance suspected to be stolen crude oil.
Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi, Commander of the JTF, told reporters after the raid in communities in Brass Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday, that the security outfit was committed to curbing oil theft in the region.
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