*drivers, others flee
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Tuesday stated that it has arrested two tankers with 33, 000 litres of petrol.
The State NSCDC Commandant, Corps Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya made this known at the command’s state headquarters Agodi, Ibadan .
Corps Commandant Akinsanya said henceforth, those specializing in vandalization of pipelines should stay away from Oyo state in their interest as whoever caught by the Corps will be dealt with according to the law,
Advising the vandals to “look for good work and shun criminality as crime does not pay “, he said the vandals ran out of luck when his men while patrolling the right of way rammed into the vandals who after vandalizing the pipeline with a full load of 33,000 litres 1 of PMS, on citing the men of anti vandal squad of Oyo NSCDC abandoned the tankers.
He maintained that after the repair on the pipeline by NNPC, the product in the tanker transferred to NNPC Apata Depot while the tankers are in NSCDC custody.
“In the early hour of Monday 8th of February 2021,3.am to be precise, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) Oyo State Command Anti Vandal team stationed around Oloje area near Dedun Village in Akinyele Local Government of Oyo State arrested a White DAF Tanker at the NNPC right of way”, he said
Corps Commandant Akinsanya added, “also on Saturday night a red Mark Diesel Truck with 33000 liters of Premium Motor Spirit(PMS)was arrested at Odo Omi boundary between Ogun and Oyo state.The truck of the vandals who operated in Ogun line fell down while trying to negotiate on small bridge in the forest”,.
He stated that the content has been trans-loaded and it had been taken to Ibadan depot for decanting with the drivers and others in the tankers with no registration number escaped arrest.