SHOCKING! Container Load Of Military Uniform Seized In South-East
Is anyone preparing for war in Nigeria or what?
Before now container loads of guns were seized by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at the ports in Lagos State.
Another shocking revelation was also made on Friday in the south-east, with the Customs discovering loads of military uniform and other accessories in a container.
The interception of the container was made along Aba-Port Harcourt road.
A spokesman for the Customs, Mr Joseph Attah, said the discovery was made on Friday.
Attah, who said this in a statement on in Abuja, noted that examination of the container was conducted in the presence of the owner’s representative.
“The roving team of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C, have seized a container with registration number MRSU 3040288 found to carry military uniforms and other items along Aba- Port Harcourt road.
"The container was taken to Owerri where proper examination in the presence of the representative of the owner revealed the followings, 11 bales containing new sets of sawn military camouflage.
"Each bale contain 400 pairs of sawn military camouflage, 15 cartons containing Altama combat boots each carton contains 20 pairs and some sacks of made up garments.
"Seven Wooden furniture kitchen cabinets, 337 packs of new foreign tiles made in China, 27 medical equipment made in China, 34 rolls of water hose made in China and some household items,” Attah said.
According to him, the Comptroller in charge of FOU, Zone C, Ahmed Azarema, said the owner’s representative had been detained.
Attah said investigation to unravel all those connected to the crime had already commenced.
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