The Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, on Tuesday April 10, 2018, recieved three arrested suspects and a truck conveying illegaly refined petroleum product suspected to be crude oil from Men of the 2-Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
The suspects: Ibrahim Usman, Suleiman Mohammed and Suleiman Adams, were arrested by soldiers during a routine check, where it was discovered that, instead of cement, the Dangote truck with Kano State registration number KNC 145 XA, was conveying illegaly refined petroleum product concealed in huge cellophane bags numbering about 190(one hundred and ninety) to an unknown destination.
At the time of their arrest, the suspects could not produce any licence that authorised them to deal in petroleum product; neither was there a waybill to cover the conveyance of the said product.
Media and Publicity
11 April, 2018