Wike Vows to Prosecute Illegal Refiners

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said his administration would not succumb to any form of blackmail geared towards frustrating his efforts at curbing illegal bunkering.

Governor Wike, disclosed this when he took a tour, into the forest of Ogbodo community in Ikwerre Local Government Area and the forest of Ibaa community in Emohua LGA to expose some illegal crude oil refining sites.

He maintained the he would not spare anyone involved in artisanal refinery activities that have caused the soot pandemic in the state.

The Governor, therefore, directed the State Attorney General Zacchaeus Adangor, to take over the case files of illegal crude oil refinery operators arrested by the police.

Written by: Helen Obih

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