Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Wednesday revealed the id of Senior army officer allegedly selling bunkering within the Niger Delta area.
Wike alleged that the Basic Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Military, Main Basic Jamil Sarhem was selling oil theft within the area.
He made the allegation whereas internet hosting the Commander Joint Job Drive (JTF), “Operation Delta Protected, Actual Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade on the State Home in Port Harcourt, the state capital and was contained in a press release by his Private Assistant on Digital Media, Simeon Nwakudu.
The Governor claimed that Main Basic Sarham was working an unlawful oil bunkering squad to allow him finance his ambition to be appointed the Chief of Military Employees.
Based on Wike: “The GOC is doing unlawful bunkering, which he’s utilizing to finance his quest to emerge because the nation’s Chief of Military Employees.
“He has his personal crew that’s earning money for him by way of oil bunkering.
“We can have a safety assembly and he’ll launch the main points to criminals, and the Chief of Military Employees will depart the person right here as a result of he’s taking part in their position.
“How will safety of the state be with such a person because the GOC? He’ll compromise when preventing to cut back crime, they despatched us a GOC who destroy the safety structure of the state.
“A person got here to plot coup. The individuals resisted him for plotting coup. You wish to impose a celebration that has no candidate for Nationwide Meeting and State Meeting elections on the individuals.
“How will such a celebration win the Governorship election? A celebration that no person has seen their posters? Rivers individuals mentioned no.
“He has result sheets. Let him bring the result sheets to the tribunal. Army now has result sheets. That is now part of their mandate.”