Yesterday, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) released a video of its latest airstrikes, destroying illegal oil refineries and barges filled with petroleum products.
In a statement released late Monday, the Air force said latest operation codename OPERATION DELTA SAFE is in its concerted effort to stop illegal bunkering and criminal activities in the Niger Delta.
It said; “The refineries and barges were sighted by NAF Diamond 42 aircraft on Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission in Bille Community of Rivers State.
“Thereafter, an Mi-24V helicopter gunship was called-in for attack” the statement reads.
It added; that the operation was a success as can be seen from the enclosed photographs of the illegal refineries and barges on fire.
“A similar operation was carried out with remarkable success about 2 days ago in the same location.
The Nierian Air Force warned that these are clear signals to criminals operating in the South-South region, as well as other parts of the country, that it is no longer business as usual.