The Edo Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,NSCDC said it apprehended two trucks loaded with 66,000 0f litres suspected to be illegal refined petroleum products from January till date.

State Commander of the Corps, Makinde Ayinla, disclosed this in an interview in Benin on Monday.

Ayinla said the trucks laden with 33,000 litres each of the illegal products diesel were intercepted by men of the Anti-Vandal Unit of the command.

He also disclosed that the Crisis Management Department of the command, within the period under review, monitored the movement and usage of explosives, indiscriminate waste disposal as well as dilapidated structures.

Ayinla said the department also assisted in the fire-fighting operations and rescued lives and property, during fire outbreaks within the state and prevented hoodlums from taking advantage of the situation.

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