The Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced seven men to 12 years imprisonment for stealing petroleum products.

They were guilty of dealing in 1,459 metric tonnes of premium motor spirit (petrol) without licence in which the judge described them as ‘godless’, and that the convicts’ crime amounted to economic sabotage.

He said: [quote_box_center]The convicts have no sympathy for the corporate existence of this country. The seed of wrongdoing may be sown in secret but the harvest cannot be concealed. Today is the day of reckoning.[/quote_box_center]

They are Justice Okon Abang found Adedamola Ogungbayi, Olaniran Olabode, Suraju Gasali, Moses Emmanuel, Wilson Bonsi, Okaraodi Uche and Onyeogo

“You call it oil bunkering or pipeline vandalism, but this menace has reached an alarming proportion in this country. Enough is enough.