Oil Theft: FG lauds Tantita over impressive performance on pipeline surveillance

Private security firm owned by Chief Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo, Tantita Security Services Limited (TSSL), has been commended for it’s impressive performance in securing oil pipelines and facilities.
The Federal government’s commendation was expressed when the Minister of State for Petroleum (Oil), Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, spoke to reporters on Saturday during a tour at Koko, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State.
Lokpobiri, was accompanied on the tour by the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari, and other Government officials.
The Minister of State for Petroleum ( Oil) disclosed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was determined to stop all forms of pipeline vandalism and oil theft in the country.
Lokpobiri said: “We are here because of the problem of pipeline vandalization and illegal bunkering that is going on in the Niger Delta.”
“It has become an existential problem, and we need to fight them. We need to fight these criminals to submission.
He further noted, “What is happening here is so bad that we cannot even know the implications unless maybe when people start dying in their numbers, that is when people will know that a few persons were profiting from this crime are here to wipe all of them out.
Lopkobiri said ” as a responsible government, we have decided that we will put a stop to it.”
“We will work with stakeholders to stop all this nonsense in our society. We are not going to allow them.
On his part, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu, said the Federal Government will sustain its partnership with Tantita Security Services Limited, to curb the crime of pipeline vandalism and oil theft in the Niger Delta.
Ribadu assured that the Federal Government will soon take additional measures to ensure that things change for the better in pipeline security.
Ribadu said: “We have done very well to get to where we are now. We are certainly going to take more measures. So far, things are beginning to change. Give us little time and you will see things change for the better.”
Techrectory, Warri.

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