Operatives of the security outfit of former militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, have intercepted an illegal vessel loaded with crude oil in Delta State.
According to a report by Gbaramatu Voice News on Sunday, the crude oil tanker, was loaded with an unspecified quantity of crude oil at the Escravos River in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, when it was intercepted on Thursday.
Tompolo’s security outfit was recently awarded a pipeline surveillance contract to curb crude oil theft in the Niger Delta.
The vessel named MT Deima with International Maritime Organisation (IMO) number 7210525, recently arrested by Tompolo’s Tantita Security Services Limited, while loading illegal crude oil, was on Monday, October 10, 2022 set ablaze by men of the Nigerian military along the Warri River in Delta state.
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