Nigerian customs intercept and seizes 9 bulletproof cars worth N1.2B, others

The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, has intercepted a bus carrying two big sacks containing military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode expressway and also seized cars which were said to worth about N1.2 billion inside a bush in Idiroko axis of Ogun State.

The toyota Hiace bus which the military wears were found, was said to belong to Chimezie Motors Nigeria Limited, with registration number JJT 905 XB,was intercepted on Wednesday.

“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,” said the unit boss, Mohammed Aliyu while speaking to newsmen,  he subsequently revealed that his unit also seized 22 vehicles, including nine bulletproof cars.

Aliyu said the cars worth about N1.2 billion, and 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 he said.

”Immediately you flag them, they will know they are in danger. They will abandon the vehicle and run away. That is why we did not (make) any arrest,” he added


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