SMUGGLERS ATTACK CUSTOMS, KILLS ONE
The Ogun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service weekend, lost one officer to smugglers attack at Asero Community, Ogun State. Identified as Customs Assistant 1 Hamisu Sani met his untimely and gruesome death during a raid on smuggled rice hideout at Asero, along with other officers; while and Inspector of Customs Tijani John Michael escaped death but not without serious injuries.
“We wish to categorically state that we will deploy all necessary apparatus to ensure that the perpetrators of this devilish act are brought to book. The resurgence of such form of hostilities and intimidation by smugglers and their accomplice on our officers and men will never distract us from vigorously discharging our statutory functions.”