Defence Headquarters:Troops demobilises illegal oil refining sites.

The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of Operation Delta Safe have demobilised about 1,423 illegal oil refining sites between January and December 21, 2021.

According to a statement by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Bernard Onyeuko ,no fewer than 567 operations were conducted in the South-South region.

He stated that some of the arrested suspects have been convicted, while others are still undergoing trials in various courts of law, vowing that troops would sustain the tempo to reduce oil theft and other crimes in the region.

The statement added that about 40 million litres of crude oil and 67 million litres of illegally refined products were recovered during these periods.

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