Army, navy carry out 99% of oil theft in Niger Delta –Dokubo

Echoing what has been believed by many in the region, former Niger Delta militant leader, Alhaji Asari Dokubo, has said the army and navy were behind over 99 perpent of oil theft in the Niger Delta.
Dokubo,  who spoke with State House correspondents after meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday, said: “We discussed the issues of security and oil theft in Niger Delta. I and my brothers assured Mr. President that there will be no more oil theft in the Niger Delta.
“The military is at the centre of oil theft. Over 99 percent of oil theft can be traced to the Nigeria military, the army and the navy.
“The army and navy intimidate the Civil Defence that have the responsibility to protect the oil facilities. The main culprits are the army and the navy.
“There are notorious army commanders that are kingpins in the oil theft. The military men are busy stealing. The insurgents are harvesting from Nigeria military and police to further their criminality.”
He meanwhile, promised to work for the success of the Tinubu’s administration.

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