Nigerian Army, Customs intercept 148 Jerry cans of petroleum products


July 22, 2022


 Troops of 81 division, Nigerian Army (NA) have intercepted 148 jerry cans of smuggled petroleum products at Imeko Afon local government area (LGA) of Ogun state.

The 81 division spokesperson, Maj. Olaniyi Osoba told newsmen this Friday that the products were intercepted in a joint operation with operation swift response, which comprised other security agencies.

Osoba said that investigations conducted by personnel of the operation earlier this month, discovered two filling stations were always closed during the day and siphoning premium motor spirit (PMS) into jerry cans at night.

Upon further investigation, the team recovered filled jerry cans already loaded into vehicles and ready to be smuggled out as well as one Dane gun, three generators, four vehicles and six motorcycles hidden in the bush path










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