BY PRINCELY ONYENWE, IMO
The operatives of EFCC KANO state has confirmed the recovery of huge sum of money found by NIGERIA CUSTOM SERVICE at kano AIRPORT on Thursday dated 27-06-2021.
The said bales of foreign currency was found by the operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, working at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, on the mid hours of thursday.
Our source told us that the NCS however uncovered huge bales stashed with foreign currencies brought in by an Ethiopian Airline cargo.
The anonymous futher stated that the currencies, wrapped in three huge bales, were discovered after the aircraft had offloaded the cargo and left at about 2pm.
The source however hinted that the officers on duty, comprising Aviation Security, AVSEC, Customs and SSS operatives swiftly alerted the EFCC operatives who arrived at the scene and evacuated the currencies.
“We suddenly saw the arrival of heavily armed security personnel including police, Customs officers, EFCC officials and others.
“When they arrived, they cordoned off the area and started evacuating the bags of the money from the terminal.
“The EFCC operatives came with money counting machine and started counting the cash from about 2pm up to about 6 pm. The seizure is huge,” said the source.
The EFCC KANO office have confirmed the said bags of money as at the time of this report.
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