Customs Intercepts Military Hardware, Bulletproof Cars Worth 1.2Bn
The Nigeria Customs officials of Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ intercepted a fully loaded bus carrying two big sacks containing military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode Expressway.
The white Hiace bus which belongs to Chimezie Motors Nigeria Limited with registration number JJT 905 XB, was intercepted on Wednesday.
While addressing newsmen in Lagos Thursday, the unit boss, Mohammed Aliyu said “This is national security. Though they are not much but the damage that will be done will be much, that is why we seized them.
Aliyu disclosed that his unit also seized 22 cars, including nine bulletproof cars.
He said the cars worth about N1.2 billion, were intercepted inside a bush in Idiroko axis of Ogun State while others were kept in hidden warehouses in Lagos.
“This is the second time I will be briefing the press since I was here. The first time, I told you how we seized contraband goods worth N1.5 billion within 2 weeks in office.