Two Suspected Illegal Oil Dealers in EFCC’s Net



The and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Uyo Zonal Command, on Tuesday September 21, 2021 took custody of two suspected illegal petroleum products dealers, Godtime Edet Bassey (50yrs) and Edet Asuquo (43yrs) the Nigerian Navy Ship, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka,  Akwa Ibom state.

 The suspects were handed over by Lieutenant Commander SI Olowookere along with a wooden boat and 6000 litres of product suspected to be Premium Motor Spirit, stored in 20 plastic drums.

Receiving the suspects and exhibits the Navy, the Zonal Commander of the EFCC, ACE Nwanneka Nwokike, represented by Ekpenyong Effiong, thanked the Navy for partnering with the Commission in the fight against crimes.

The suspects were arrested aboard a wooden boat on September 20, 2021 during a routine patrol along Effiat Creek, Ibaka, conveying the drums containing the petroleum product to Bakassi.

The suspects be to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.