The Joint Military Force deployed to protect oil installations in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, on Friday said it foiled an attack on Agip’s oilfield and arrested 19

suspected vandals in several operations in May and June 2016.

Col. Isa Ado, Spokesman of the force, said in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that troops have intensified patrols to forestall further destruction of oil facilities following renewed attacks in the region.
According to Isa, troops while on patrol on June 9 along Brass water ways of Bayelsa foiled an attempt by suspected pipeline vandals to destroy Agip’s oil pipeline at Okpoma Community.