Niger/Kogi Customs Refutes Report on Seizure of 200,000 Live Ammunition

By Sandra Chukwunyere

The Niger/Kogi Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has refuted the news making round in some national dailies and social media about the Command making a seizure of over 200,000 live ammunition recently.


In a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) DSC Emmanuel Tangwa, it specifically stated that the said incident in reference took place about three years ago.and was widely reported in Newspapers and many online platforms at that time”


The Command PRO  urged the general public to ignore the report and stressed that the Command has no such incident in recent time.


In his word ” we wish to state clearly that the incident in reference took place about three years ago and was widely reported in Newspapers and many online platforms then.


 He further explained that, “the latest re- circulation is therefore misleading and capable of causing unnecessary panic in the country”


‘It should therefore be ignored as the Command has no such incident in recent time”

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