The anti-vandal unit of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Edo has destroyed 16 illegal refineries in the last six months.

The state commandant of the corps, Makinde Ayinla, disclosed this while speaking to newsmen in Benin today.

Ayinla said that the illegal refineries destroyed included eight in Edo South Senatorial District, six in Edo North and two in Edo Central.

He further stated that about 350,000 litres of illegally refined and adulterated petroleum product was seized and destroyed by the unit within the period.

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