Air force destroys oil barges at Adokiakiri in Niger Delta


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed some oil barges, containing stolen oil products, at Adokiakiri community in the Niger Delta.

Accordinging to Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, in a statement on Tuesday, the illegal oil barges and storage facilities were spotted by the NAF EC-135 Helicopter during an armed reconnaissance mission on 5 November, 2017 and all the barges were destroyed.

Adesanya said the NAF remains resolute in making oil theft and illegal bunkering unprofitable.