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Soldier Drowns In Boat Mishap Near Bayelsa Oilfield by kogistar: 7:21pm On May 20, 2016
A soldier escorting oil workers
from an oil spill site drowned
to death at Taylor Creek near
an oilfield operated by Nigerian
Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in
Okordia, Yenagoa LGA,
Bayelsa.
A community source said on
Friday that the soldier drowned
when a boat conveying oil
workers across the Taylor
Creek capsized.
“The boat conveying the crew
from Agip’s field capsized on
their way back from the site at
the oilfield across and before
help could come the soldier
drowned and died, they were
using a hand paddled canoe to
cross the workers one at a
time,” the source said.
“The soldier was washing his
boots when water entered that
boat and it capsized and the
rifle fell into the creeks the
other members of the crew
had crossed and waiting for
him to cross.”
The source said that the
attention of the fishermen
operating along the creek was
drawn to the distressed
soldier. They fisherman were
only able to rescue the driver
of the ill-fated boat.
It was gathered that officials
of NAOC, National Oil Spills
Detection and Response
Agency, and Oil workers were
returning from an assessment
visit to an oil leak site when
the incident occurred on
Thursday evening.
Samuel Oburo, Youth President
Kalaba Community, in Okordia
said that the riffle of the dead
soldier was recovered by local
divers on Friday.
“Some soldiers from Elele
barrack came around after the
remains of the soldier was
recovered and asked me to
mobilize local divers in search
of the rifle of the soldier,” Mr.
Oburo said.
“We went in search of the gun
and we recovered the rifle and
handed it over to them, later in
the day another senior officer
came to show appreciation to
the community,” Mr. Oburo
said.
The spokesman of the Joint
Military Force in the Niger
Delta Col Isa Ado could not be
reached on telephone for
comments on the incident. He
did not respond to a text
message requesting his
comments.
Eni, parent company of NAOC,
have yet to respond to an
email seeking a response on
the incident.
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Re: Soldier Drowns In Boat Mishap Near Bayelsa Oilfield by debris: 7:26pm On May 20, 2016
hmmm

U no sabi swim dem send u go Niger delta u go undecided


Who u hep??

Naija deltans are not smiling oo

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Re: Soldier Drowns In Boat Mishap Near Bayelsa Oilfield by TPAND: 7:57pm On May 20, 2016
What is the water depth of the Niger Delta Creek. Checked google can't find any pointers and answers to my question

Anybody knows.
Re: Soldier Drowns In Boat Mishap Near Bayelsa Oilfield by Jirate(m): 7:57pm On May 20, 2016
God, so these are the People Buhari wants to send to the Creeks to fish out Militants, Wonderful.
For your information, Militants can swim for kilometers with out any kits and gears; in fact they are like water men who can live on land. Some already knows how to swim before they could walk properly as kids.

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Re: Soldier Drowns In Boat Mishap Near Bayelsa Oilfield by googlepikins: 8:36pm On May 20, 2016
Buhari is evil and bad.

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