This tabloid learnt “security personnel’s began counting the money thereafter and it took them six hours to round up. However, the sources failed to divulge the sum total of the hard currency seized, adding that “attempt that would expose there identity. “
KANO – Eagle eyes security personnel attached to Malam Aminu Kano International airport on Thursday
intercepted bags filled up with different foreign currencies denominations allegedly smuggled into the country via Ethiopian Airline.
Security sources close to the emerging development told INDEPENDENT that the Ethiopian Airline had arrived the airfield at about 2pm local time, and shortly after it departed Kano, the suspicious bags was uncovered.
The multiple source who pleaded anonymity because of the sensitive nature of development explained “sooner as the passengers disembarked from the jet that they uncovered suspicious luggage.”
In his words “As soon as the Airline left, some Security Personnel uncovered some suspicious Luggages and upon checking them different Foreign currencies were seen hiding in them”.
He spoke further, “upon close scrutiny further assorted foreign currencies in Dollars, Euro, pound Starlings and others were uncovered”.
The impeccable sources said that it was at that moment, we called for reinforcement , and in no time the police, DSS, Custom, Immigration and even EFCC drafted their men in combat gears.
This tabloid learnt “security personnels began counting the money thereafter and it took them six hours to round up.
However, the sources failed to divulge the sum total of the hard currency seized, adding that “attempt that would expose there identity. “
All efforts to speak to different security agencies involved in the sting operation failed as most of them feign ignorance.