By Mitchelle Uzorka
Men suspected to be smugglers on Friday 13th May,2022 attacked a Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) team around Oke-Odo, Lagos, fleeing with a service rifle and a vehicle laden with confiscated rice.
The smugglers, reportedly ambushed the operatives while on their way to their office at Ikeja to drop the seized contraband.
Police spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident in a statement where he said “The command is aware and we are joining hands with customs to fish out the criminals and recover the items. I cannot give you any other information. Our priority at the moment is to fish out the culprits and recover all items”.