The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC has arrested thirty-two years old man, Yunus Yusuf and a thirty-three years old man, Ismail olamilekan for allegedly engaging in illegal Petroleum black market.
According to the spokesman of the Corps in the State, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, confirmed that the two suspects were arrested with more than 30 kegs of the petrol which they apparently bought from neighboring state and plan to sell it at high price to end users in the state capital.
“As directed by the state commandant Makinde Iskil Ayinla, the anti vandal unit of the NSCDC in the state led by the unit commander ACC Ayinde Yusuf continue with their operational activities in order to check any action or inaction that can worsen the current fuel scarcity situation.
“They were able to intercepted a taxi cab at Eyenkorin area, which was load with 30 kegs of pms.” Babawale narrated.
The CDPRO explained further that the two suspects later confessed to be engaging in black market business of the pms adding the they went to Ogbomoso to buy the products which they will now be selling at exhorbitant price to the desperate end users in Ilorin.
The NSCDC image maker restated the corps readiness to make life difficult to all the saboteurs who are trying to make life difficult for the people of the state adding that the two suspects will be charged to court after the completion of the investigations.