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Police thwart attack on Dangote refinery

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Lagos state police command on Monday, March 28, thwarted an attempted attack on Dangote Refinery, Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos. According to a statement released by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesperson of the police command, said that the armed hoodlums were up to twenty. According to investigation, they gained access into the refinery through the lagoon side but were stopped while attempting to cart away already-installed armored cables in the refinery.

The hoodlums on sighting security operatives fled the scene. One of the hoodlums was hit in the ensuing gunfire and died on the way to the hospital. Investigation has commenced with a view to arresting the fleeing attackers.” Hundeyin said

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The police spokesperson added that on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, security at the refinery has been fortified.

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