Niger Delta Avengers Coordinator Arrested By The Nigerian Navy Special Forces!
Nigerian Navy(Abuja): The Commander, NNS Delta, Commodore Raimi Mohammed, said that it had arrested the coordinator of series of attacks on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Chevron oil and gas facilities in Delta State
According to him, “Today I am pleased to announce that after several weeks of persistent efforts, the Nigerian Navy, in collaboration with other security agencies, has arrested the main coordinator of attacks on NNPC and Chevron oil and gas facilities that we have witnessed since May 4, 2016, with the attack on Chevron’s Okan valve platform, offshore Escravos.
This arrest came after weeks of trailing and arrest of his foot-soldiers. It is important to mention that the suspect is also deeply Involved in pipeline vandalism for stealing crude oil. He steals crude oil from about 35 abandoned oil well-heads and crude oil pipelines in Okpoko and Obodo in Warri South-West council area of Delta state. The Nigerian Navy believes with the arrest of this suspect, the attacks on Chevron/NNPC oil and gas facilities will abate.