Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, ( NSCDC) in Anambra State has reiterated its commitment to waging war against illegal dealings in petroleum products in the State.
The State Commandant, Mr. Everestus Obiyo gave the assurance while receiving Operations Controller, Awka Field Office of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Engr. Victor Ojiakor at the State Command Headquarters.
He pledged the Command’s preparedness to strengthen its partnership with the DPR in the prosecution of illegal petroleum dealers in the state.
“The Command under my watch has effectively deployed Personnel of Anti Vandalism Unit to monitor and apprehend dealers of adulterated Petroleum Products which has yielded results with the number of arrests made so far,” he said.
Obiyo solicited for more collaboration with the DPR management in enhancing continuous public awareness campaign against unauthorized dealings in Petroleum Products.
Earlier, the Operations Controller of the DPR, Engr Victor Ojiakor lauded the Anambra NSCDC for its pragmatism and professionalism in the arrest and prosecution of suspects dealing illegally in petroleum products in the State.
He warned petroleum marketers to desist from violating DPR seal order in the state.
He said, “For us to conclude the job, we need to strengthen our partnership with government agencies like NSCDC to achieve a common goal’ .
“There are lots of wrong activities in the downstream sector that needed your partnership to restore sanity to the sector as it concerns product movement, quality, sales and storage.”