Two drivers steal N1m rods from Dangote refinery


Two drivers working with Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited have been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing iron rods worth N1 million from the company.

The truck drivers, Ibrahim Madaki, 20, and Mohammed Nuru, 25 were arraigned on Friday on a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft before Magistrate T.A. Anjorin-Ajose.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Ajaga Agboko, said they committed the offences on August 7, at the companys premises at Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.

Insp. Agboko alleged that the drivers allegedly stole 410 pieces of iron rods, property of Dangote Refinery.

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He said they were caught by two security guards after they had loaded the rods in a truck and were about to drive out in the middle of night.

They however pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Magistrate Anjorin-Ajose granted them bail in the sum of N200,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until September 12.

Author: Adebisi Onanuga




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