Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo state have discovered and dismantled an illegal diesel Depot in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area in Ondo State.
A total of 37, 000 litres of refined diesel were seized at the depot. The depot is being used as storage base after engaging in oil pipeline vandalism on the high sea and the creeks in the Niger Delta region.
The commandant of NSCDC Ondo State Eweka Edenabu said the discovery was made possible through sustained and credible Intelligence.
According to him, the operators of the illegal depot ran away when they sighted operatives of the command.
He said, ” some criminal elements and saboteurs used the arena as a storage base after engaging in oil pipeline Vandalism on the highsea and the creeks in the Niger Delta region. They transport the illegally refined products through. Badges and Boats to the Coastal areas of Ondo State mostly; Agadagba, Ijaw, Ido Osun and the likes.