Wike accuses army commander of oil bunkering | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Thursday accused the General Officer Commanding of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, of  running an illegal oil bunkering squad.

“The GOC is doing illegal bunkering, which he is using to finance his quest to emerge as the country’s Chief of Army Staff,” Simeon Nwakaudu, Wike’s special assistant on electronic media, said in a statement.

“He has his own team that is making money for him through oil bunkering.”

Wike said that any attempt to appoint the Sarhem as the Chief of Army Staff would spell doom for the nation’s already failing security.

The Chief of Army Staff position is often occupied by the most senior commissioned officer appointed by the President of Nigeria.

Wike said should he appointed as the Chief of Army Staff, Sarhem “will have a security meeting and he will release the details to criminals.”

Wike also accused the GOC of compromising security in Rivers State…

Source: Guardian Newspaper