Nigeria Customs intercept $8m cash at Lagos Airport; arrest driver


Nigeria Customs intercept m cash at Lagos Airport; arrest driver (photo)

Men of the Nigeria Customs Service, Murtala Mohammed Airport command,  have arrested a driver working with Nigerian Aviation Handling Company, NAHCO, at the airport, after the sum of $8,065,615 was found inside a vehicle he was driving.


Speaking to journalists in Lagos today Tuesday February 4th, Mr. Hameed Ali, the customs comptroller-general, said the cash was intercepted while it was about to be loaded into an aircraft from the vehicle. He did not provide details of the aircraft or the name of the driver who was arrested.


The Customs boss added that the money was wrapped in large brown envelopes with the names of would-be owners. He said investigations would be conducted to unravel the identity of the owners of the abandoned money.

“From the day we seized this money, no bank has come to claim ownership. But our investigation will reveal the mystery behind the owners,” Alli said.

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