Operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT have recovered two wooden boats and several kegs, hosts used by pipeline vandals around the Badagry creeks.
This recovery, the third within a month around Lagos waters was secured during a raid of the riverine areas around Badagry and Seme border.
According to the Commander NNS BEECROFT, Commordore Abraham Adaji the navy observed that series of illegal bunkering activities have been going on at the border towns between Nigeria and Cotonou, particularly around Badagry.
He said, “It is in view of this that Naval patrol team from NNS Beecroft were sent to Seme border and they intercepted these two wooden boats while on their way to carry out their nefarious activities.
“Upon sighting the navy boats, the criminals jumped overboard, abandoning their materials which included Outboard Engines, several Hoses, 200 litres of drums and 25 litres of jerry cans.
“There were also few lube oils, and pumping machines which were all recovered from the boats.”
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