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Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Nigerian Army has arrested six persons for alleged diversion and sale of petrol using an NNPC tanker in Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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The Commander of Operation Safe Haven in the Area, Idong Ekpeyong, told newsmen in Kafanchan that the suspects were arrested when the tanker with registration number: MDG 86 XA was discharging the product at Lesar Filling Station along Kachia road in Zonkwa.

Mr Ekpeyong, colonel, said the product with Bill number: 7000056996 was detailed from Lagos to Sambo Oil Filling Station, Deidei, in the FCT.

He gave the names of the arrested persons as, Aminu Suleiman (Tanker Driver); Ayo Marcus (Pump Attendant); Elisha Kyauta (Escort); Mathew Sabo (Station Manager); Yashim Daudu (Station Supervisor) and Yusuf Yahaya (owner of the diverted product).

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He said the suspects and the tanker had been detained at the Forward Operation Base in Kafanchan and would be handed over to the appropriate agency for further action.

 

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