Navy Destroys Illegal Refinery In Ondo

The Forward Operating Base of the Nigerian Navy Igbokoda, Ondo State has destroyed an illegal refinery in Awoye community, in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.

The military said the development was part of its determination to checkmate criminal activities such as kidnapping, crude oil theft and illegal bunkering within the costal region of the state.

The Commander, Forward Operating Base, Igbokoda, Navy Captain Wasuku Alushi, disclosed this while speaking with journalists on Wednesday.

He said, “You would recall that two weeks ago, Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base in Igbokoda under the directive of the Nigeria Flag Officer Commanding, launched special operation here and the essence is for us to extend our tentacles to be able to checkmate some of the criminal activities in the riverine environment especially kidnapping, crude Oil theft and illegal bunkering.

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