27 July 2011
Umuahia— Governor Theodore Orji of
has accused a top traditional ruler and his people in Ukwa West Local Government Area of aiding illegal oil bunkering in their area. Abia State
His accusation came against the backdrop of activities of illegal oil bunkerers who allegedly lifted 150 trucks of oil from the area.
Orji, who was briefed on the development by the Divisional Officer of the Civil Defence Corps in the area, Mr. Ofondu Hyacinth, during his visit, vowed to ensure that the perpetrators were brought to book.
Orji said: “This is a pure case of economic sabotage. Those people, the company, if they were doing a legal job, they will not run away when they see securitymen.