Oil Theft: Military Hands Over Nine Suspects, Vessel to EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal office, on Friday, July 10, 2020 took over a vessel, christened MT Morris alongside nine crew members.
The suspects are: Felix Eboh; Ovie Idisi; Bob Davies; Ojo Sunday; Oluwale Olaitan; Orok Oyo; Godwin Okpaje, Francis Chinbo and Olanioyi Goodness.
Representative of Sector Three of the Joint Military Task Force, Operation Delta safe, Colonel N.C.E Ejike, who led the handing over, said the suspects and the vessel were arrested by officers of 29 Battalion,
Nigeria Army, deployed for anti-bunkering operations at Bile in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State. They were nabbed while siphoning petroleum products suspected to be crude oil from a pipeline,