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NSCDC intercepts 225 jerry cans of petrol in Borno

Posted: Mar 20, 2016 at 4:01 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Tony Ademiluyi with agency reports

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) has seized 225 jerry cans containing 5, 625 litres of petrol from black market operators in Maiduguri, Borno.

The state Commandant of NSCDC, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday that the products were seized from illegal sources in different locations of the town following night raids.

He blamed the thriving activities of black market operators in Maiduguri on some filling stations which prefer to sell to them to make brisk businesses.

Abdullahi, however, said the NSCDC was bent on stopping all illegal outlets of petrol as they may turn out a source of supply to Boko Haram insurgents.