Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Briefly: NSCDC Deploys 500 Drones To Curb Pipeline Vandalism

The Federal Government through its agency, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has resolved to tackle the issue of oil theft and pipeline vandalism in Nigeria. As an operational strategy, the Corps has concluded plans to deploy 500 drones and aircraft for proper surveillance of oil pipelines across the Niger-Delta region.

According to Dr Ade Abolurin, Commandant-General of the Corps, during a briefing in Abuja on Monday, some drones have already been deployed for pilot testing in some areas in the Niger Delta region and officers of the corps’ anti-vandalism unit have been re- trained to curb menace.
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