The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in a bid to curb illegal dealings on Petroleum products have set up a team to identify unapproved dumps sites in Rivers State
Lawal said: “At about 1500hrs on Tuesday, 19th January 2021, the anti-vandal team of the command arrested a suspect by name Mr. Ezike Shoke with a Volkswagen Jetta car loaded with suspected illegally refined AGO. “It was loaded in gallons 56 in number at an illegal dump situated at number 34 Arochukwu Street, Rumumasi in Port Harcourt city L.G.A of Rivers State. “The illegal dump where the suspected products were seized was situated at a residential area making it unacceptable and dangerous for the residence of the area due to the adverse health effects which in extreme cases results to death. Other items seized at the crime scene include 57 empty gallons found at the crime scene. He added that investigation was ongoing to arrest all the operators of the dump, stating that they would be prosecuted.
- Kidnapped former Bauchi lawmaker Ningi freed Published January 21, 2021
- Why women commissioners were sacked in Kwara