NSCDC Destroys 4 Illegal Refineries In Edo State
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo state Command, on Wednesday 13th April destroyed four illegal refineries at Obazagon near Ehor in Uhuwode Local Government Area.
The State Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Walter Akubuiroh, who led the team, said he was alarmed that the illegal refineries were hidden inside the forest, about seven kilometres from Obazagbon.
Akubuiroh noted that no arrest was made during the operation that lasted severally hours, stating that items recovered included, four generators, three pumping machines, standing fan, among others.
He noted that the operation was carried out following a report and was painstakingly planned to avoid leakage. The commandant, however, warned economy “saboteurs” that the state was no longer a safe haven for them.
He appealed to community leaders to always report any suspicious activity in their area to law enforcement agencies.