Commander OPDS, Rear Admiral Olusegun Ferriera and GOC cum Land Component Commander OPDS, major General Jamal Abdulsalam
BY GABRIEL OKECHUKWU, FRCN PORT HARCOURT
The Commander, Operation Delta Safe, OPDS, Rear Admiral Olusegun Ferriera says the tempo would be increased on the fight against illegal bunkering and pipeline vandalism.
Rear Admiral Ferriera who made this known during the dismantling of bunkering site in conjunction with Six Division Nigerian Army at Ibaa, Emuoha Local Government Rivers State, insisted that the military was committed to provide enabling environment for oil production in the country.
According to the OPDS Commander who was on tour to Six Division Nigerian Army and conducted round by the General Officer Commanding cum Land Component Commander, OPDS, Major General Jamal Abdulsalam, oil theft has caused the nation huge revenue loss.
Rear Admiral Ferriera while expressing displeasure over the damage illegal bunkering has done to farm lands and aquatic life, warned perpetrators to desist or face the consequences.
The commander charged officers to continue the chase and fish out vandals from their hideouts.
As part of the tour, the commander also visited Forward Operation Base Ahoada, where he addressed military men on ground.