Accordingly, Sese submitted after their ordeal, many are still in shock from the sudden attack launched by the dare-devil sea robbers on the waterways.
The menace of sea robbers would greatly hamper economic activities and business transactions from the state capital, Yenagoa to greater percentage of Bayelsans residing in the coastal communities
20) Although, sea robbers
operating off the coast of Nigeria is not a new activity.
Piracy began over 2,000 years ago when sea robbers
threatened the trading routes of Ancient Greece.
Contemporary pirates and sea robbers
come from coastal fishing communities which have suffered from the decline in fish stocks due to overfishing.
When the two teams met last year, in the corresponding fixture, the coastal outfit emerged 2-nil victors against the sea robbers
Abdulahi said the successful operation was the fruits of a seven-day clearance operation initiated by the Commander of JTF, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, to sanitise the Niger Delta of militants, cultists, sea robbers, kidnappers and other criminals.
Consequently, a 7-day clearance operation was initiated by the Comd JTF Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman to sanitise the region of militants, cultists, sea robbers, kidnappers and other criminals.