TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited has emerged Independent Newspapers “Independent Security Company of the Year 2023” in its fight against oil theft in the Niger Delta region.

This is even as Independent Newspaper is set to confer the security firm with the award May 4,2024.

This is contained a nomination letter presented to TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited by Independent Newspapers Board of Editors in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

The nomination letter was was presented by Steve Omanufeme,Managing Director/Editor-In- Chief of Independent Newspapers ably flanked by Don Okere,Editor Independent Newspapers and Yemi Adebisi, Editor, Saturday Independent and was received by Dr. Paul Bebenimibo, Media Consultant to Ex-freedom fighter, High Chief(Dr.) Oweizide Government Ekpemupolo Alias Tompolo.

The nomination letter read this,”Independent Wards: Notification of Awards as Security Company of the year

“The Board of Editors of Independent Newspapers writes to notify you that your company has been voted unanimously as independent Security Company of the Year 2023.

“The Award followed the diligent execution of the pipeline surveillance contract that has yielded impressive results including the arrest of rogue vessels operating within the Niger-Delta region.

“As a result, your activities, Nigeria’s oil production rose from 900,000 to 1.5 million barrels per day while weekly, loses fell from 4.8million to about 1.4million barrels.

“This award to TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited becomes even more compelling against the backdrop of the fact that in the year under review, data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited(NNPCL) showed that the nation lost 120million barrels of crude to these economic vampires.

“The NNPCL must have realised that Nigeria would not survive losing another $12.6billion within a year in 2023, like it did in the prior year and TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited operatives did not disappoint as they discovered 295 illegal connections to the NNPC pipelines, many of which had been in sabotage operations for years.

“Your nomination as Independent Security Company of the year 2023 also took note of the fact that, TANTITA provides employment to a good number of the youth population in the Niger Delta in the fight against oil thieves.

“This nomination by Independent Bird of Editors is in line with the Philosophy of the award: Celebrating Trail blazers and exceptional Nigerians.

“The investiture is scheduled for Saturday,May 4,2024 at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.”

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Blank NEWS Online founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Albert Eruorhe Ograka, is a Graduate of Mass Communication. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ).

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