Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers States has urged the Nigerian Navy and to make sure that those that sabotage the federal government’s effort to remove bunkering are dropped at justice.
The governor made the attraction when members of the Naval Warfare Faculty Course 4 paid him a courtesy go to on Monday at Authorities Home in Port Harcourt.
Wike mentioned that bunkering, which impacts the socio-economic growth of the nation negatively, shouldn’t be allowed to thrive.
The governor famous that his administration had given the required help to safety companies, notably the Nigerian Navy, by offering six gunboats to safe the waterways.
He mentioned: “We’re additionally procuring extra gunboats for the Navy to battle pipeline vandalism and oil bunkering within the State.
“The difficulty of safety shouldn’t be politicised as crime and criminality isn’t synonymous to a specific state.
“No Nation or State can say that they don’t have insecurity. Right here within the State as a result of we’re working in synergy with safety companies, insecurity has diminished.
“Let me attraction that the efforts you place in to apprehend those that assault your personnel also needs to be utilized to prosecute those that have an effect on our financial system.”