The blast which occurred on Sunday, March 27, 2016, killed three Agip workers
Punch reports that the blast, which occurred in Olugboboro community, Southern Ijaw Local Government, killed three employees of the multinational oil corporation.
According to Sahara Reporters, the state commandant, Desmond Agu said "The NSCDC has arrested a suspected vandal by the name of Seimghale Perekeyi. This vandal, along with others, attacked the Agip pipeline in Olugboboro, Southern Ijaw LGA of Bayelsa State on March 26, 2016 at about 1830 hours.”
Agu also said "The anti-vandalism unit of the Command trailed and arrested him. The other vandals are still at large, but our men are trailing them. Agip had contracted the repairs to a servicing company to remediate and clamp the vandalized points."
Also, the Akwa Ibom Command of NSCDC announced the arrest of 13 suspected pipeline vandals.