EFCC Grills 11 Suspected Oil Thieves in Lagos

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 By Biola Lawal 

(Flowerbudnews):  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced investigation of 11 suspected oil thieves and one vessel, MT SAISNIL II,.

The suspects and vessel were handed over to EFCC  by the Nigerian Navy, NNS Beecroft, Apapa, Lagos, Dele Oyewale Head, Media and  Publicity, EFCC said in a statement on Saturday.

The suspects are: Jimoh Olusola, Akinrodoye Tobias, Idolor Ogun, Blessed Udoh Michael, Fineface Zorte, Victor Ime Edem, Shofela Bode, Adejokun Taiye Emmanuel, Golden A. Javan, Yekini Lukman, and Ajayi Oluwole.

The vessel and the crew were  intercepted and arrested on February 7, 2024 by officers of the Nigerian Navy for allegedly involving in illegal oil bunkering and Automatic Identification system (AIS) infractions at Abo Oilfield, Ogogoro Community, Ondo State.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded by EFCC operatives in its Lagos Command. (Flowerbudnews)




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