Lagos: Customs Seizes 26,792 Liters of Petrol in Badagry

The Zone A Team of Operation Whirlwind Task Force of the Nigeria Customs Service has successfully seized more than 26,792 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in Badagry.

Comptroller Hussein Ejibunu, the leader of Operation Whirlwind, shared this information during a press conference on Monday in Seme, Lagos.

He said, “Our team, acting on credible intelligence reports, intercepted 43 kegs of petrol 30 litres each equivalent of 1,290 litres.

“One Mark tanker truck with chassis no: IMIAD3840TWO03697 containing 15, 200 litres of petrol was also intercepted at Jubau filling station along Seme Badagry road.

“On June 14, one Suzuki salon car with registration number SMK 83 Bk, used as mean of conveyance was seized.

“One Pathfinder Jeep with Reg no: ABJ 591 DC and one Toyota Avensis with Reg no: 1973 with both specially built Bunkers were loaded with petrol at Muse filling station were also intercepted.

“Though, we are yet to ascertain the litres in each of the vehicles.

“Another 124 kegs of petrol 30 litres each equivalent to 3,720 litres and 65 kegs of petrol of 40 litres each equivalent to 2,600 litres.”

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