Lagos - Another illegal oil well has been uncovered by the Nigerian Army and officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Lagos State, reports Vanguard.
The supposed dug well was discovered last Thursday within the premises of Winners Satellite Church, Iyana-Odo, Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area, LCDA,
The well was filled with Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol.
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The Pastor of the church, Oladela Paul, told the NSCDC Lagos Commandant, Tajudeen Balogun, who led the operation, that the church had sent a formal complaint to NNPC when it noticed that the well had fuel instead of water but are yet to get any response.
This came barely two weeks after the police and other security agencies shut about 10 houses on Ibadan and Abeokuta streets in Ilasamaja axis of the state, over discovery of shallow oil wells built by landlords to illegally scoop diesel from pipeline.
- News 24