made seizures of 40 containers of tramadol valued at N7,318,978,065. 00, and two Aircrafts.
newsmen in Lagos that the items came from India.
documents, including End User Certificates.
officers that cleared the products have been arrested for investigation.
dangerous to health, he said criminal elements, including terrorists and
kidnappers use such drugs to help them commit more crime.
whooping sum of N150million just for one container to be released to them.
But he said the bribe offer was rejected.
and intelligence gathering within the system, as well as information from the
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), which is
a strong ally of the Nigeria Customs Service.
Adeyeye and her management team for their collaboration in the attainment of
are ready to make money at the expense of human lives by bringing in such
quantity of drugs that have grave consequences on health and national security.
offered bribes to the tune of N150 million to our officers to effect the release
of just one container with promises of even bigger sums to follow in the event
that, their first attempt succeeds.
suspects with the money.
“Let me assure you that the on-going investigation will be
thorough to bring all those remotely connected to justice.”
by the Apapa Command were meant for export.
he said violates section 36 of the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEKA),
cap C45, LFN 2004.
helicopter and aircraft.
the United States of America (USA), loaded in container number MRKU 4457663 was
intercepted by officers of the Area Command.
09/10/2018 was seized because of the failure of the owner(s) to present: (1).
End-User-Certificate from the office of the National Security Adviser, and
(ii). Approval from the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority. This is in
contravention of Section 46 of CEMA, CapC45, LPN 2004.
demonstrate NCS crucial contributions to national economic and security
well-being, the rejection of N150million bribe, presents a picture of a
reformed NCS whose operatives are increasingly putting national interest above
commitment to duty.