The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called on the Federal Government to fast-track the fight against pipeline vandalism and oil theft.
The charge is contained in a document signed by NUPENG national president, Achese Igwe.
It urged the Federal Government to change tactics and strategies in the fight against the menace, and called for the introduction of new technology to secure the pipelines.
“Government has to change tactics and strategies in the fight against crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism.
“The union wants the Federal Government to introduce new technologies like monitoring sensors and alarm systems that will trigger off whenever any pipeline is being tampered with”, it said.