Customs arrests drug suspect, seizes N94m worth of drugs in Kebbi


By Haruna Aliyu, Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi State Customs Area Command has arrested a  drug suspect in one of its routine operations around the borders in the state.

The state Comptroller of Customs, Mr Ben Oramalugo, said that the name of the drugs suspect would not be mentioned since is still under investigation by border drill, a unit  under customs that effected his arrest.

In another development, the Kebbi state operatives on patrol also seized some contraband goods which include 98 packs of diezepam,10 sacks of snuff, 1080 pieces of donkey skin and meat, 30 bags of foreign rice and one used Toyota car used for conveyance among others with a duty paid value of N164m.

Similarly, the seized donkey skins were formally handed over to the head of Nigerian agricultural quarantine services Alhaji Abdulraq Muhammad Bashar while seized drugs were handed over to Usman Muhammad Sulaiman Commander of National drugs law enforcement agency Kebbi state.

Oramalugo, who observed one…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper