NSCDC seizes 64 sacks of smuggled petrol in Badagry
64 sacks containing petrol have been seized by the marine and anti-vandal team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) at Isalu Creek around the Badagry-Seme axis of Lagos state.
The product which is up to 7,600 litres, was recovered after the team embarked on “aggressive routine patrol and surveillance following intelligence reports on the activities of vandals in the area”.
Divisional Officer (Badagry Division), Chief Superintendent of Corps ( CSC ) Akinyemi Ayodeji, who led the operation, said;
“The suspected PMS packed in sacks at the Isalu creek were recovered and evacuated to the Divisional Headquarters at Ibereko. The Division’s intelligence unit has also begun preliminary investigation into the matter, having informed the headquarters immediately.”
Lagos State Commandant of the NSCDC, Eweka Okoro has also ordered the anti-vandal unit to evacuate the product back to the Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja, for further investigation.
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