“Also declared wanted are the following persons who are alleged to be in charge of illegal oil bunkering in Isiokpo community: Mr. Kemkom Azubike, Mr. Mezu Wabali, Mr. Chigozi Amadi, Mr. Opurum Owhondah, Mr. Bakasi Obodo ,Mr. Opus, Mr. Galaxi Mas, Mr. Chioma, Mr. Ogondah, Mr. Soldier, Mr. Chefo, and Nkasi.
With the declaration of 19 suspected kingpins wanted for operating illegal refineries, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike at the weekend stepped up the war against soot in the state, especially in Port Harcourt.
The governor also directed the Rivers State Head of Service to query Mr. Temple Amakiri, a Director in the Ministry of Energy, for backing illegal bunkering activities.
He ordered that Amakiri should be handed over to the police for further investigation and possible prosecution.