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EFCC Intercepts N211m Worth of gold at Lagos Airport

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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 en route Dubai.

Following intelligence report, the operatives uncovered the gold weighing about 35kg just at the point of departure of a suspect currently in the EFCC’s custody.

According to press release signed by Tony Orilade , Ag. Head, Media & Publicity , EFCC , investigations are currently ongoing to unravel his accomplice behind the illegal movement of the goods.

Meanwhile, the suspect is cooperating with operatives, it stated.
It would be recalled that the EFCC also in March 2017 intercepted bags containing a total of N49 million being illegally transported out of the country through the Kaduna International Airport.

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