Thursday, September 27, 2018

Army Seizes 45,000 Litres Crude Oil In Kogi

The Nigerian Army Records, Lokoja, has announced the seizure of 45,000 litres of crude oil from suspected vandals.

The crude oil was handed over to the  Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kogi State command on Wednesday.

The Acting Public Relations Officer, Nigerian Army Records, Lokoja, Captain Nick Ejeh, said the troops of the command made the seizure during a raid on Irekpene, Kogi State.

Ejeh noted that the troops got a tip-off from the public that some suspected vandals were transporting the product to an unknown destination.

The captain, who doubles as the Intelligent Officer of the command, said the suspects took to their heels when they learnt that the troops were coming for them.

 “The command is making efforts to arrest the perpetrators,” he added.