In a shocking interception which surpassed every seizure ever made by the Badagry command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday intercepted cannabis worth N150 million and arrested a suspect.
According to a report on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday, intercepted cannabis worth N150 million and arrested a suspect.
The controller of Western Marine Command, Umar Yusuf, said the seizure was made on February 9 in Badagry, as he handed over the illicit drug and the suspect over to the Lagos commander of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Sule Aliyu.
He disclosed that a 25-year-old suspect, Bala Mamudu, of Awuse village, Ojo, Lagos, was arrested. According to him, the team was liaising with other security agencies to check smugglers, adding that the command had repaired 14 of its patrol boats.
Yusuf appealed to the customs authorities for more training of officers and men of the command, and assured that his team would never relent in the drive to ward off smugglers.
He added that the seizure surpassed every seizure ever made by the command.