EFCC Arrests 12 Suspected Illegal Oil Dealers, Five Oil Tankers in Port Harcourt



Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested twelve (12) suspected illegal oil dealers, and five oil Tankers at the Nigeria Port Authority’s (NPA) premises, Onne, State.

They were arrested on Tuesday,   October 5, 2021.

The suspects:  Sunday Ogbuji;  Okereke Henry;  Chijoke Sunday Sunshine;  Anayo Egwatu;  Nnana Jonah;  Tambari Doneh;  Atoyebi Taye;  Baba Emmanuel;  Chigoze Ikemefula;  Promise,  Ekibor Ekele and Ikechukwu Christian,  were arrested alongside five oil Tankers with Registration Numbers:  DEG 54 XS;  BND 401 ZN;  BGM 140 XA,  UGH 553 XR and AKD 238 XS.

The suspects were arrested based on some verified intelligence linking them with suspicious illegal dealing in petroleum and selling same unsuspecting members of the public as genuine through their Tank Farm. 

The suspects would be charged court as soon as investigation is concluded