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EFCC recovers 32 tricycles, 16 motorbikes, other items from ex-Customs Boss

EFCC's head media and publicity made this known to newsmen in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.

Abdullahi Dikko

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has again recovered items worth millions of Naira from former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Inde.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head Media and Publicity of the commission, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Uwujaren said that the various items were recovered from a large warehouse located on Nnamdi Azikiwe Road Bye Pass, Kaduna, purportedly belonging to Inde.

He said that the operation came on the heels of similar discovery of 17 exotic vehicles in a property belonging to the former Customs Boss.

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The EFCC spokesman said that operatives of the Commission’s Kaduna Zonal office, acting on intelligence, stormed the facility on Tuesday, Feb. 28, and executed a search warrant which led to the recovery of the items.

He said the items include: 42 brand new customised yellow-coloured tricycles; 16 brand new cargo motorcycles and one brand new white 32-seater Nissan civilian bus.

He said that one MAN Diesel Truck; 515 brand new imported rugs of different colours and sizes were also recovered.

The EFCC spokesman said further that two metal bullet proof Safes with the sum of N1,565 (one thousand five hundred and sixty five thousand Naira only) were also recovered.

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He added that documents of transactions in different currencies within and outside the country were part of the items recovered.

NAN recalls that the commission had on Feb. 22 recovered 17 exotic vehicles in a warehouse belonging to the former Customs Boss, located at Nnamdi Azikwe Street, Kaduna.

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