Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service attached to the Tin Can Island Command in Lagos State have intercepted a container loaded with arms and ammunition, Sunday Punch has learnt.
The owner of the container reportedly said the consignment contained electronics but the suspicious Customs officials, upon close examination of the cartons, discovered that they were filled with guns.
The Public Relations Officer of the Tin Can Customs Command, Uche Ejesieme, confirmed the discovery to Sunday Punch on Saturday.
He said, “The Command wish to confirm very categorically that during routine examination at the terminal B2 (Vehicle) of the TICT on Friday, 17th December 2021, our operatives stumbled on a suspected container laden with arms and possibly ammunition. (Punch)