EFCC Intercepts Gold Worth N211million At Lagos Airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

EFCC Acting Head, Media and Publicity, Tony Orilade, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

Mr Orilade said the consignment was en route Dubai.

He said “following intelligence reports, the operatives on Nov. 9, 2018 uncovered the gold weighing about 35kg just at the point of departure of a suspect currently in the EFCC’s custody.”

He said that investigations were currently ongoing to unravel the accomplice behind the illegal movement of the item.

“Meanwhile, the suspect is cooperating with operatives.

“It will be recalled that the EFCC also in March 2017, intercepted bags containing a total of N49 million cash being illegally transported out of the country through the Kaduna International Airport,” Orilade said.

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  1. It’s good as they caught him

  2. OK it good they were able to find out

  3. I know after now, the guy will know what to do

  4. mehn…someones invest literally stuck in the hands of efcc and this probably spells doom for the investor gaan

  5. He should go and settle with them

  6. okay. we are watching to see how the investigation will end.

  7. They should investigate properly

  8. na play them dey play.they will soon release him

  9. There is money in our country but it is being trusted by rich nigerians I live in the rich richer and the poor poorer

  10. Wow,that huge amount of money

  11. Nawa o
    Money dey dis country o

  12. The country intelligence network is doing much better.. What happened to the Custom agents, ain’t they supposed to handle this type of work? It’s like the EFCC works better. Hope other countries hears this before lashing out security agents

  13. What if is legit at the end of investigation

  14. Nice job kudos

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