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NNPC links Ijegun oil spill to pipeline sabotage

NNPC headquarters 28 January 2013, Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its midstream operator, Pipeline and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) have explained that the oil spill reported in the Ijegun area in Lagos was caused by pipeline vandals who hacked a product pipeline in the area.
A statement from the Acting Group General Manager Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim Tuesday in Abuja stated that the Ijegun area has always been very notorious for the activities of oil thieves who have incessantly hacked into pipelines with the aim of stealing products.
– – Chineme Okafor, This Daay



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