The Nigerian Customs Services has declared two of its officers, Abdullahi I, with service number 44483 ASC, and Odiba Haruna Inah, with service number 133386 wanted for allegedly examining and clearing an ammunition-laden container at the Apapa port, Lagos State.
It was learnt on Tuesday that the officers fled after the weapons were uncovered by the operatives of the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Ikeja.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), had said the agency arrested three suspects – Oscar Okafor (importer), Mahmud Hassan (clearing agent) and Sadique Mustapha (escort) – in connection with the arms smuggling.
He had explained that some other customs officers were arrested, adding that investigations were ongoing.