Oil Bunkering, Pipeline Vandalism: Groups Indict AGIP GM Security


Heads to row as notable elders and Ex Militant Leaders in the Niger Delta region under the aegis of Niger Delta Solution Platform (NDSP) have called on multinational oil company AGIP to sack Mr Stanley Umukoro, General Manager Security AGIP following his activities and involvement in illegal oil bunkering, pipeline vandalism and oil racketeering among others.

In a statement signed on behalf of the group, Chief John Lawson Rufus said Mr Stanley Umukoro has engaged in manipulative practices and is the brain behind several pipeline vandalism and oil theft that has killed the nation’s economy and put AGIP in bad light as he has constantly sabotaged the efforts of AGIP and the federal government.

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According to the group, Mr Stanley Umukoro is in the business of engaging youths to destroy specific oil pipelines in the Niger Delta which he returns to benefit through contracts on the repairs of such pipelines through the back door while AGIP and the Federal Government continuously bleed because of the unholy activities of one man who ought to protect AGIP and government efforts.

According to them, Mr Stanley Umukoro has used his position to damage the reputation of the multinational and has carried our illicit business to through criminal elements in the region”.

They lambasted Mr Umukoro for encouraging illegal oil bunkering by providing the platform to youths and his cronies to engage in illegal oil bunkering unhindered, youth restiveness through carrot and stick approach adding that Mr Stanley Umukoro is not a reflection of what AGIP.

“Security jobs meant for youths and communities has been hijacked by Mr Stanley Umukoro to the detriment of youths ,no wonder tension is brewing follow the activities of Mr Stanley Umukoro.

“Unless Mr Stanley Umukoro is shown the way out, AGIP will continue to be a painted by alighting as his fraudulent activities is negatively affecting lives and property in the Niger Delta region .

All efforts to reach Mr Stanley Umukoro and AGIP proved abortive to get their own side of the story proved abortive.