Navy seizes 9,250 litres of PMS, 5 boats in A’Ibom



The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has seized 9,250 litres of products suspected to be Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

The Base Operating Officer, Lt.-Cdr. Daniel Onyemaeze, disclosed this while handing over the exhibits to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) at Ibaka on Wednesday.

Onyemaeze explained that the seizures were made on Saturday, Sept. 24 and on Tuesday, Oct. 11 respectively during routine patrol operations by base operatives of the waterways.

“This is in line with the mandate of the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal  Gambo, to curtail illegal activities and criminal activities in the water ways,” Onyemaeze said.

He said that the suspects on sighting the Naval personnel jumped into the ocean and escaped into the creek.

According to him, exhibits recovered include; three small wooden boats, two fibre boats, 37×250 litres of products suspected to be…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper