EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected Illegal Oil Bunkerers in Port Harcourt

Operatives the Port Harcourt Zonal Command the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested twenty seven (27) individuals in connection with suspicious illegal oil bunkering.

They were arrested on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Ahoada Local Area, Rivers State.

The suspects are: Mohammad Bello;  Abubarkar Umar;  Abdulkarim Ibrahim;  Mohammad Bashimu;   Bello Mohammad, Abdullahi Murtala; Paul Paparoman;  Abdullahi Ibrahim;  Usman Abdulahi;  Illiyasu and  Idris Dahiru.

Others are  Hussaini Yaiu;  Bala Audu;  Muhammad;  Auwal Abdulsalam;  Laminu Yusuf;  Suleiman Abubarkar;  Abdulahi Musa;  Mamuda Abdulahi;  Edima Samuel Gospel;   Nural Abdulahi;  Dauda Adamu;  Adamu Ibrahim;  Ali Abah;  Sabiu Sani,  Azumi Blaik and Keshim Ordu. 

They were arrested in a random raid conducted by the EFCC,   based on verified on their alleged illegal oil bunkering activities.

In the course the arrest, large quantities suspected to illegally- refined Automotive Oil (AGO) were found with them.  Twenty (20) jerry cans and 25 litres the products, stored in drums and tanks, ready for onward to various locations, were intercepted.

The suspects would charged to court as soon as the investigation concluded.