NSCDC bursts oil pipeline vandals in Lagos


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By Bose Adelaja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps NSCDC, Lagos State Command on Wednesday, burst a syndicate of oil pipeline vandals and recovered an unspecified number of bagged Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called petroleum in the Abule-Idowu area of the state.

The product was allegedly syphoned by some suspected vandals.

It was gathered that in an attempt to cart away the products, the suspected vandals bagged them in sacks via a swampy route in Abule Onilu area, of Lagos State, at about 7 am of last Sunday.

However, the Command responded swiftly, to stop the vandals, through an emergency call.

NSCDC Lagos upon receiving the emergency signal, through the Command’s intelligence network, directed the Anti-vandal unit of the command, to respond swiftly against the activities of the vandals, in order to secure lives and property and avert oil explosion, in the area.

Vanguard gathered the Anti-vandal team thereafter enlightened the residents about the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper